Virgin Atlantic Airways
Virgin Atlantic is the UK's second largest long haul airline. We have a codeshare relationship with Virgin Atlantic on their flights between San Francisco and London Heathrow.
- Type of partnership: Codeshare / Frequent Flyer
Earning Status Points
Status Points are not able to be earned on Virgin Atlantic flights.
Airpoints Elite and Gold benefits
Elite and Gold members when travelling on an NZ flight number operated by Virgin Atlantic will also enjoy:
- Priority check-in
- Priority baggage
- An extra additional checked baggage allowance (one piece up to 23kg)
Airpoints Gold and Elite members, plus one guest, may access Virgin Atlantic lounges at London Heathrow and San Francisco when departing on a booking with an NZ flight number operated by Virgin Atlantic.
When travelling on Virgin Atlantic operated flights the Virgin Atlantic lounge must be used (for example, Star Alliance lounges at London Heathrow cannot be accessed when travelling on Virgin Atlantic).
Elite partner benefits
No Elite Partner benefits apply.
No Koru benefits apply.
|Accrual class||Booking class|
|Business class^||J, C, D, I, Z|
|Premium economy*||W, S, H, K|
|Full economy||V, Y, B, R|
|Discount economy||L, U, M, E, Q, X, N, O, T|
Earning Airpoints Dollars™ on Virgin Atlantic Airways
J, C, D, I, Z
W, S, H, K
V, Y, B, R
L, U, M, E, Q, X, N, O, T
Booking classes that are not mentioned are not eligible for accrual.
^Virgin Atlantic Upper Class will earn at Business Class rates.
* Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy will earn at Full Economy rates.