Virgin Atlantic, the British airline now a member of the SkyTeam alliance and a competitor to British Airways, has released a new status-match promotion, which will be valid if you apply through February 14, 2024.
Virgin Atlantic’s New Status Match Promotion
Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Club is offering a status match to the elite members of 12 eligible airlines. Here are the airlines and the status that you would match.
|Airline Loyalty Programme
|Flying Club Silver Tier
|Flying Club Gold Tier
|American Airlines AAdvantage
|British Airways Executive Club
|Cathay Pacific Marco Polo
|EL Al Matmid
|Hong Kong Airlines Fortune Wings
|Iberia Iberia Plus
|Lufthansa Miles & More
|Pakistan International Airline
|Scandinavian Airlines SAS Eurobonus
|Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer
|South African Voyager
|United Airlines MileagePlus
To receive the status match, you must have a future revenue or redemption flight booked with Virgin Atlantic in Premium (Economy) or Upper Class to fly on Virgin Atlantic. The redemption bookings must be booked with Virgin Atlantic miles for travel on the airline. You should not have previously received a Flying Club Gold or Silver status through a status match.
British Airways Executive Club Elite Members to get a status bump.
British Airways Executive Club Elite Members will have it even better. Virgin Atlantic is trying to poach members, and for all the members who want to jump ship, Virgin Atlantic is offering an even higher tier for applications received through February 14, 2024.
You need to head to this link to apply for your status match. As per Virgin Atlantic, this is how they will match the status in
- Executive Club Gold and Silver: Flying Club Gold
- Executive Club Bronze: Flying Club Silver
Why do it?
Earning Virgin Points is easy through Flying Club on Virgin Atlantic and their 27 partner airlines. Additionally, Virgin Points never expire, and you earn Tier Points on your reward flights and Virgin Atlantic Holidays bookings, which allow for easier qualification and maintenance of status.
Gold members enjoy Upper Class check and private security in London Heathrow, access to Virgin Atlantic’s Clubhouses and Revivals Lounge, 60% more Virgin Points on all Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Atlantic Holidays bookings, as well as SkyTeam Elite+ recognition extending your benefits across partners to over 1,000 destinations.
Silver members get 30% more Virgin Points on all Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Atlantic Holidays bookings, free extra checked luggage, Premium check-in, priority boarding, and SkyTeam Elite recognition.
Virgin Atlantic Flying Club is offering a new promotion, where they will match the status of twelve airlines for one year. Not just that, but if you are an elite with British Airways, you will get a status higher than your existing status on British Airways for a whole year. For both the status match and the status bump, you need to have a redemption/revenue booking in Upper Class or Premium Economy with the airline booked.
What do you make of the new promotion for a status match from Virgin Atlantic, and will you partake in this promotion?
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