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Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines have partnered to bring you an exciting new world of possibilities!

Our new partnership is a meeting of minds. Together we’ll deliver a partnership with more flexibility, more destination choices, and a flying experience that won’t disappoint.

The details of our codeshare agreement, also coincides with Delta acquiring a 49% stake in Virgin Atlantic Airways, offering you easy connections to London and beyond from 68 new North American gateways.   Plus, Flying Club members can now earn and spend miles on Delta flights to anywhere in the world. So, with their list of more than 300 destinations including all around the US, Latin America and Asia, the world is now seriously your oyster.

We also welcome the decision by the US DOT, to approve the joint venture between both airlines by granting antitrust immunity, on routes between North America and the UK.  Reaching this exciting milestone means, we can offer more convenient, aligned schedules and a much broader network to our passengers.

In other news, Delta will be joining us at Heathrow Terminal 3 for all flights departing to Boston, New York and Seattle, starting April 2, 2014. It's just another benefit of our new partnership, ensuring your journey is more convenient and seamless than ever before.

Exciting new service updates

We're happy to announce our new direct flights from New York (JFK) to Edinburgh and Salt Lake City to London in partnership with Delta. Flights go on sale August 29, 2015. Services from Salt Lake City to London begin May 2, 2016, while the New York to Edinburgh service starts on May 27, 2016.

New Direct Service Launches

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Operated by: Flight: Origin city: Destination City:
Delta VS4027 Edinburgh New York (JFK)

Delta VS4026 New York (JFK) Edinburgh

Delta VS4019 London Heathrow Salt Lake City

Delta VS4020 Salt Lake City London Heathrow

Introducing Philadelphia

We’re really excited to announce that together with our partners at Delta Air Lines we will be expanding our service between the UK and US. The new nonstop, daily service from London Heathrow to Philadelphia will start on April 26, 2015 and as part of our codeshare partnership will be Delta’s ninth destination to the US from Heathrow.

London Heathrow to Philadelphia flights will operate as follows:

Philadelphia to London

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Flight Departs Arrives
DL 195/ VS 4014* Heathrow at 12:30 p.m. Philadelphia at 4:00 p.m.
DL 194/ VS 4014* Philadelphia at 7:04 p.m. Heathrow at 7:30 a.m. (+1 day)

Direct flights between London and Atlanta

We're also pleased to announce that from 26th October 2014, Virgin Atlantic will be operating one of Delta's three direct flights from London Heathrow to Atlanta.  This means we'll be able to connect our travellers to furthermore US, Canadian, Mexican and Caribbean networks.  More about our new route to Atlanta.

Flying 10 times daily between London and New York

Keeping our customers at the forefront of our minds, there's a new schedule for travel between New York and London, offering a total 10 daily nonstop flights

8 daily flights depart between London Heathrow and New York JFK, whilst 2 daily flights run between London Heathrow and Newark

Together we'll operate a total of 32 daily nonstop flights between North America and the UK, of which 24 flights will operate between London Heathrow and popular US destinations, such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta and Washington.

Flight schedule - London to New York

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Operated by: Departure Airport: Departure Time: Arrival Airport: Arrival Time:
Virgin Atlantic LHR 09:15 JFK 11:50
Delta LHR 10:30 JFK 13:30
Delta LHR 11:30 JFK 14:30
Virgin Atlantic LHR 12.30 JFK 15:25
Virgin Atlantic LHR 14:00 JFK 16:40
Virgin Atlantic LHR 16:05 JFK 18:55
Delta LHR 17:30 JFK 20:25
Virgin Atlantic LHR 20:05 JFK 23:00
Virgin Atlantic LHR 09:45 EWR 12:25
Virgin Atlantic LHR 20:30 EWR 23:20

Flight schedule - New York to London

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Operated by: Departure Airport: Departure Time: Arrival Airport: Arrival Time:
Virgin Atlantic JFK 07:40 LHR 19:40
Virgin Atlantic JFK 18:30 LHR 06:50*
Delta JFK 19:00 LHR 07:20*
Virgin Atlantic JFK 19:30 LHR 07:50*
Delta JFK 20:30 LHR 08:45*
Virgin Atlantic JFK 21:30 LHR 09:25*
Delta JFK 22:30 LHR 10:40*
Virgin Atlantic EWR 07:15 LHR 19:15
Virgin Atlantic EWR 19:30 LHR 07:30*

* Arrives the following day.

New flight times. Same great service.

Flight schedule changes for Boston

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Operated by: Departure Airport: Departure Time: Arrival Airport: Arrival Time:
Delta LHR 09:40 BOS 12:20
Virgin Atlantic LHR 17:10 BOS 19:40
Delta BOS 18:40 LHR 06:25*
Virgin Atlantic BOS 21:40 LHR 09:10*

* Arrives the following day.

Our codeshare partnership with Delta

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American connections

You can easily connect with a Delta flight to and from US cities like Indianapolis, Columbus, Seattle or San Diego, as well as Canada and the Caribbean.

Destinations we can connect you to

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Direct connections

Need to get to Atlanta, Detroit or Minneapolis? You can now buy direct Delta flights to these cities via London through our website, and you’ll earn Flying Club miles all the way.  You can now also fly direct to Atlanta with Virgin Atlantic.

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What's in it for you?

If you’re flying to New York JFK or Boston, we’re offering you the Delta flights to these cities too, giving you even greater choice and flexibility.

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Seamless service

You can book your entire itinerary with one ticket, and your bags will be checked through to your final destination.

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Flying Club benefits

You'll earn Flying Club miles on any Delta flight making it even easier to redeem awards. If you’re flying Upper Class you have access to Delta Sky Priority services and Sky Clubs when connecting from or to a Virgin Atlantic flight.*

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Delta routes

Our partnership with Delta means we can connect you to and from a wide range of destinations across the United States.

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*Upper Class passengers will only be entitled to Delta Sky Priority® benefits and use of the Delta Sky Clubs® if they are travelling in First, Business or BusinessElite classes on the Delta operated flight.

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