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Delta Air Lines adds Edinburgh to Boston – an interesting new Virgin Atlantic redemption

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Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic’s 49% shareholder, is adding a new UK route for Summer 2019.

From 23rd May, it will fly daily from Edinburgh to Boston.

The service will use a Boeing 757 and depart Edinburgh at 10.55, landing at 13.02.  The return leaves Boston at 22.15, landing at 09.25 the following day.

Seats will be bookable using Virgin Flying Club miles via the Virgin Atlantic website, although it has to be said that getting the website to pull up Delta flights is not easy on routes not also served by Virgin itself.

How to earn Virgin Atlantic miles from UK credit cards

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Virgin Flying Club miles from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Virgin Flying Club miles.  That page is regularly updated with the latest special offers and will still be accurate even if you are reading this article months after publication.

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