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Flexibility for Customers with tickets issued 12-31 March 2020 UPDATE 2020 UPDATE 1

Flexibility for customers booking during March 2020 


To provide greater flexibility for customers with upcoming travel plans, Virgin Atlantic has introduced a new policy to waive the change fee for flight changes for tickets issued in March.

The relaxation of commercial policy is available to customers that have a ticket originally issued between on or before 12 March 2020 and 31 March 2020, for original dates of travel up to and including 30 November 2020.

The policy applies to all routes in Virgin Atlantic’s international network, including services from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow and Belfast airports, and tickets booked on Virgin Atlantic codeshare flights on Transatlantic routes with its expanded joint venture partners; Delta, Air France and KLM.

Ticket Issued Date

Original Travel Date

Affected Destination

Permitted Travel Period

Between 12 March 2020 – 31 March 2020

12 March 2020 – 30 November 2020

VS issued tickets from/to/through all destinations when travelling on a VS/VS* flight number

Travel can be rebooked

13 March 2020 – 31 December 2020

Valid for customers with VS (932) tickets issued between on or before 12 March 2020 and 31 March 2020 for original dates of travel up to 30 November 2020 and includes tickets that are usually non-changeable.

Customers may make one free of charge change only but must include a change to the date.  Changes to the origin and destination on the original travel date are not permitted.

Future Travel Rebooking Options:

1) Rebook for travel up to 31 December 2020

  • Rebook travel in the same booking class.  If original booking class is not available, rebook in the lowest available class in the same cabin.  No change fee will be charged however additional fare difference applies.  If the new quoted fare is lower than the originally ticketed fare, no refund of the difference will be given.

  • Part travelled rebook is permitted on an earlier date and minimum stay restrictions will be waived.

  • Where the itinerary includes onward connection on other airlines, rebook travel in the same booking class, or, if original booking class isn’t available on connection, re-book in the lowest available class in the same cabin.  No change fee will be charged however additional fare difference applies.

  • Rebooking onto an alternative connecting carrier will be subject to the fare rules as per CAT4 flight application.  No change fee will be charged

  • Where a change to outbound date occurs, return date may be changed to protect the original length of the trip within the permitted travel period.

  • Update the SI field with the following information:

SI CHANGES PER CORONAVIRUS SIT CHG FEE 04MAR20

  • Please reissue tickets to include “FOC CHANGES PER CORONAVIRUS SIT CHG FEE 04MAR20”.

Tickets must be re-issued and rebooked on/before revised travel date.

2) Reroute for travel up to 31 December 2020

  • Customers travelling on a VS/VS* service may re-route to the same destination via a VS/VS* connection or VS/VS* direct service, subject to seats being available in the same booking class, and departure dates being within the permitted rebooking period. If original booking class is not available, rebook in the lowest available class in the same cabin.  No change fee will be charged however additional fare difference applies.

  • Customers wishing to travel to/from an alternative destination on a VS/VS* service will be subject to a fare difference but will not be charged any change fee provided new travel dates are within the permitted travel period.

  • SI REROUTE CHANGES PER CORONAVIRUS SIT CHG FEE 04MAR20

  • Please reissue tickets to include “REROUTE FOC CHANGES PER CORONAVIRUS SIT CHG FEE 04MAR20”.

Tickets must be re-issued and rebooked on/before revised travel date.

Refund Policy 

Refunds are not permitted, unless within fare rules

If you have any questions about this, please contact Sales Support at sales.support@fly.virgin.com or on +44 344 2097705.

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For DL ticketed customers please contact UK Delta Sales Support on 0800 783 0747 or Email SalesSupport.uk@delta.com

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