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Virgin Atlantic Is Now The Latest Addition To The SkyTeam
By now everyone’s familiar with Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic airlines. With flights departing from most major cities in the world. The popular UK based airline is finally about to expand their reach through the Skyteam Alliance.
Offering More Destinations
Now that Virgin Atlantic is part of Skyteam they will be able to offer more destinations in different parts of the world. It will also offer customers a more seamless option to purchasing tickets via Virgin Atlantic, with access to other airlines in different regions of the world.
When airlines join an alliance, customers can receive more friendly perks. Also better options to purchase multi city tickets online and more deals from major airports.
With Virgin Airlines’ new partnership it increases their connectivity to Aeromexico, Vietnam Airlines, Korean Air, and many others. Creating a more seamless approach to connecting flights. They will also continue to maintain their alliances with KLM, Delta, and Air France.
Virgin Flying Club Perks
For members of the airline that reach elite status, prepare yourself for many more perks. Lounge access will expand to all the airlines associated with the alliance. More baggage allowance and offers to fly priority will always be available. Elite status with Virgin Flying Club has never been this big before and provides so much access as it will now.
Virgin Atlantic & SkyTeam
Alliances among airlines are made to provide the best options for customers to travel around the world. Over the years many of the alliances have invested in teams in order to help develop tighter connections with the airlines within the alliance.
Virgin Atlantic joining the SkyTeam is one of the first major signings for an alliance in a very long time. In hindsight, this new relationship should create a hunger for competition and finally give Americans the opportunity to travel.