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6 Business Travel Benefits from the Delta/Virgin Atlantic Partnership

Delta and Virgin join forces, providing business travelers additional benefits.
Delta and Virgin join forces, providing business travelers additional benefits.

Delta has a new joint partnership with Virgin Atlantic that will benefit Christopherson’s corporate travelers! The reciprocal code-sharing will become effective July 3, 2013.  The initial phase of the partnership will bring to our valued clients the following added benefits:

  • 30 total peak-day flights from North America to the UK, including 23 flights to London–Heathrow
  • Six additional daily frequencies to Heathrow from the greater New York area
  • Priority check-in, boarding, baggage handling and additional baggage allowance on all Delta- and Virgin Atlantic-operated flights worldwide for Delta BusinessElite and SkyMiles Diamond, Platinum and Gold members, as well as Virgin Atlantic Upper Class and Flying Club Gold members
  • Reciprocal Delta Sky Club and Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse access at applicable airports for BusinessElite and Upper Class passengers, as well as SkyMiles Diamond and Platinum Medallion members and Flying Club Gold members
  • More opportunities to earn and redeem miles through the SkyMiles and Flying Club programs
  • Complementary products and services, including flat-bed seats with direct aisle access


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Traveling Green – What is your Carbon Footprint?

In honor of Earth Day last Friday, I thought I would share with you how companies large and small are looking at their carbon footprints. As an account manager, recently I have had companies request data regarding their carbon footprint and miles flown. It got me thinking about who the greenest companies are within the travel industry. Some of the information I was able to find took me by surprise.