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A smarter partnership

Flying 9 times daily between London and New York

Our partnership is about making travel planning easy for you, especially to our most popular destinations. So with Delta we offer a total of nine, well timed, daily direct flights between London and New York.

That’s eight daily flights between London Heathrow and New York JFK, and one daily flight between London Heathrow and Newark.

And in total, we operate up to 43 direct flights a day between the UK and North America, depending on the season.

Flight schedule - London to New York

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Operated by: Departure Airport: Departure Time: Arrival Airport: Arrival Time:
Virgin Atlantic LHR 08:50 JFK 12:00
Delta LHR 10:35 JFK 13:50
Virgin Atlantic LHR 11:30 JFK 14:50
Delta LHR 12:40 JFK 15:50
Virgin Atlantic LHR 14:35 JFK 17:45
Virgin Atlantic LHR 16:00 JFK 19:05
Delta LHR 17:35 JFK 20:45
Virgin Atlantic LHR 20:05 JFK 23:05
Virgin Atlantic LHR 15:20 EWR 19:00

Flight schedule - New York to London

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Operated by: Departure Airport: Departure Time: Arrival Airport: Arrival Time:
Virgin Atlantic JFK 08:15 LHR 20:10
Virgin Atlantic JFK 18:30
LHR 06:50*
Virgin Atlantic JFK 19:00 LHR 07:05*
Delta JFK 19:30 LHR 07:35*
Virgin Atlantic JFK 20:00 LHR 07:50*
Delta JFK 20:30 LHR 08:45*
Virgin Atlantic JFK 21:30
LHR 09:35*
JFK 22:30 LHR 10:30*
Virgin Atlantic
EWR 21:10 LHR 09:00*

* Arrives the following day.

Exciting new services

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. Services from Salt Lake City to London begin 2 May, 2016, while the New York to Edinburgh service starts on 27 May, 2016.

New direct service launches

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Operated by: Flight Number
Departing Arriving
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

Direct flights between London and Atlanta, Philadelphia and Detroit

Virgin Atlantic now operates one of Delta's three direct flights from London Heathrow to Atlanta so we can connect you to further US, Canadian, Mexican and Caribbean networks.

Virgin Atlantic also flies daily and direct to Detroit, of of the world's best connecting airports. And Delta now operates a direct, daily service from London Heathrow to Philadelphia.

Passengers enjoying the Delta Sky Club

Enjoy the benefits

If you’re flying Upper Class you’ll enjoy access to Delta’s Sky Priority® benefits plus Delta Sky Club® access when connecting to a Virgin Atlantic flight.*

Read more about Delta Sky Priority Benefits

Passenger in a fully-flat Upper Class bed

Award winning services

That’s on top of our award winning services, including our fabulous Clubhouses, fully flat beds, onboard bars and complimentary ground transfers.

Find out more about our Upper Class service

Flying Club

Flying Club perks

Our Flying Club Gold membership is now even more golden, giving you Delta Sky Priority benefits and Sky Club access when traveling to London.

More about Flying Club benefits

Virgin Atlantic & Delta route map

Opening up America

Our partnership with Delta (opens in a new window) means we can connect you to and from over 200 destinations across North America.

See our joint venture network map (190KB PDF) (opens in a new window)

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Joint venture FAQs

Read our dedicated FAQs for more information about our joint venture with Delta.