15-Dec-2009 8:38 AM

V Australia and Delta announce frequent-flyer, lounge and codeshare agreements

Virgin Blue and Delta Air Lines plan (15-Dec-2009) to launch the first phase of an expanded codeshare agreement between Delta and V Australia. V Australia will codeshare on Delta-operated services between Los Angeles and New York JFK, Salt Lake City, Orlando and Cincinnati, to connect with V Australia services to/from Los Angeles and to/from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, from 18-Jan-2010. Meanwhile, Delta will codeshare on Virgin Blue operated flights between Sydney and Melbourne and Brisbane, to connect with Delta flights to/from Sydney. The carriers also announced members of each carrier’s frequent flyer programmes will now be able to earn reciprocal points and reciprocal lounge access within Australia and the US. [more - Virgin Blue] [more - Delta Air Lines]