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Virgin Atlantic launches a codeshare deal with Aeromexico

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Virgin Atlantic has launched a codeshare deal to and around Mexico, in association with Aeromexico.

This is what it means to you:

Virgin Atlantic Aeromexico codeshare

You can book flights between Heathrow and Mexico City on virginatlantic.com – these will be Aeromexico flights carrying a VS flight number

You can fly beyond Mexico City to other domestic destinations on Aeromexico flights carrying a VS flight number

There will also be options to route via the United States.

There is no news yet on whether you will earn Virgin Flying Club miles and tier points on these flights, although it would be very surprising if you couldn’t.  Redemptions are also likely to be available.

Details of the Aeromexico codeshare are on this page of the Virgin Atlantic website.  As Aeromexico flights depart from Terminal 4, you won’t have the opportunity to visit the Virgin Clubhouse lounge in Terminal 3.


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You can choose from two official Virgin Atlantic credit cards (apply here, one has a bonus of 15,000 Points):

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You can also earn Virgin Points from various American Express cards – and these have sign-up bonuses too.

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Comments (151)

  • ankomonkey says:

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  • Rob says:

    Look at the definition of “the card”.

    • James says:

      Thanks Rob.

      “the Card” seems to be defined at Page 3 of the document within the body where it says

      “This Policy Summary contains some important facts about
      the insurance provided with The Platinum® Card from
      American Express (the “Card”).”

      Also at Page 3 it says:

      “The following benefits are dependent on use of the Card:
      • Cancelling, Postponing and Abandoning your Trip;
      • Cutting Short Your Trip;
      • Travel Inconvenience;
      • Personal Belongings, Money and Travel Documents;
      • Purchase Protection;
      • Refund Protection;”

      Am I looking in the wrong place? “the Card” doesn’t seem to be defined differently in the Definitions section, either.

      • Alan says:

        It’s pretty clear in Definitions section…

        ““Card” means any card or other Account access device issued to a
        Cardmember (or a Supplementary Cardmember) for the purpose
        of accessing the Account.”

        and

        ““Account” or “Card Account” means your consumer and small
        business cards issued by American Express in the UK, excluding
        corporate cards and any American Express Cards issued by bank
        partners.”

        So your BA Amex is fine.

  • James says:

    Thanks Rob.

    “the Card” seems to be defined at Page 3 of the document within the body where it says

    “This Policy Summary contains some important facts about
    the insurance provided with The Platinum® Card from
    American Express (the “Card”).”

    Also at Page 3 it says:

    “The following benefits are dependent on use of the Card:
    • Cancelling, Postponing and Abandoning your Trip;
    • Cutting Short Your Trip;
    • Travel Inconvenience;
    • Personal Belongings, Money and Travel Documents;
    • Purchase Protection;
    • Refund Protection;”

    Am I looking in the wrong place? “the Card” doesn’t seem to be defined differently in the Definitions section, either.