Virgin Atlantic Flying Club and Elite Status Guide
Get the most out of the Virgin Atlantic Flying Club program, Elite status, benefits, and Avios for award flights, upgrades, and other elite perks with our in-depth Virgin Atlantic Flying Club guide!
Intro to Virgin Atlantic and Flying Club
Virgin Atlantic is headquartered in Crawley, West Sussex, UK and was founded in 1984. They’ve been flying for 39 years and offer International and domestic flights to over 30 destinations from their primary hub in London Heathrow (LHR) and secondary hub in London Gatwick (LGW).
Virgin Atlantic Alliance Partners
Virgin Atlantic is a member of the SkyTeam alliance, allowing you to earn Avios and book award travel on their partner airlines:
- Aerolineas Argentinas
- Air Europa
- Air France
- China Airlines
- China Eastern Airlines
- Czech Airlines
- Delta Airlines
- Garuda Indonesia
- Kenya Airways
- Korean Air
- Middle East Airlines
- Vietnam Airlines
Virgin Atlantic Partner Airlines
Virgin Atlantic also has non-alliance partners which they codeshare with. You can book flights on these partner airlines with your Virgin Atlantic Avios.
- Air New Zealand
- All Nippon ANA
- Scandanavian SAS
- Virgin Australia
- Singapore Airlines
- South African Airways
- Hawaiian Airlines
Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Elite Status
Virgin Atlantic offers elite status for their frequent flyers. The Flying Club program offers 3 tiers of elite status.
Flying Club Requirements
|Silver||400 Tier Points|
|Gold||1,000 Tier Points|
Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Elite Benefits
How to earn Virgin Atlantic Avios
Earn Avios by Flying with Virgin Atlantic
Flying Club members can earn Avios every time they fly with Virgin Atlantic. You can also earn miles flying on Virgin Atlantic’s alliance and partner airlines. Becoming a Flying Club member is free, you can sign up here.
Once you’re a Flying Club member, you will earn miles based on the cabin, your fare class, your elite tier, and the actual distance you fly. The farther you fly, the more Avios you earn.
In order to see how many miles you'll earn flying with Virgin Atlantic, you'll need to use their Earning Calculator. You can find that and learn more here.
Virgin Atlantic Elite Elite Bonus
|Elite Tier||Miles Modifier|
Earn Avios with Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Credit Cards
Virgin Atlantic offers 2 personal Flying Club credit cards issued by . They can be a great way to earn miles and additional benefits. All Virgin Atlantic Flying Club cards offer cardholders these perks: