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Virgin Atlantic & Delta Air Lines UK Student Discount

StudentUniverse UK has teamed up with Virgin Atlantic & Delta Air Lines to provide you with incredible student discounts. Although two separate airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Delta work together on routes in and out of the UK, meaning that if you book your ticket through Virgin Atlantic, you could well find yourself on a Delta plane, and vice versa! Fortunately both are as excellent as each other - read more to find out why.

Generally speaking, the UK is really well serviced by Virgin Atlantic and Delta, with regular departures operating from two London airports (Gatwick and Heathrow), Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Belfast.

What destinations do Virgin Atlantic & Delta fly to?

Between them, Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines fly direct from the UK to a huge amount of destinations, spread across the USA, Caribbean, Middle East, Africa, India and Far East.

Major individual hubs in these regions include:

USA

Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Las Vegas (baby), Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Orlando, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington

Caribbean

Antigua, St Lucia, Barbados, Tobago, Cuba

Middle East & Africa

Tel Aviv, Lagos, Johannesburg

India

Delhi, Mumbai

China & the Far East

Shanghai, Hong Kong

Keep in mind that some routes don’t operate year-round (this is normal and is usually informed by general seasonal demand) and these include Manchester to Las Vegas (baby), Los Angeles and Boston, and Glasgow to Orlando.

Where do Virgin Atlantic & Delta fly from in the UK?

Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines fly from numerous hubs in the UK, including London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Belfast. Below you’ll find information specific to individual airports in the UK served by Virgin Atlantic and Delta, including which terminal you’ll need to head to - always a good one to know before you go!

Virgin Atlantic & Delta flights from London Gatwick

If you’re lucky enough to be heading to Las Vegas, Orlando or the Caribbean on a Virgin Atlantic and Delta flight, you’ll be flying from London Gatwick, and you’ll need the North Terminal.

Virgin Atlantic & Delta flights from London Heathrow

Virgin Atlantic & Delta fly to many destinations from London Heathrow, including Africa, the Middle East, India, China and the good ole USA, and flights depart from Terminal 3, which you can reach on the Tube.

Virgin Atlantic & Delta flights from Manchester

If you’re travelling from Manchester on a Virgin Atlantic and Delta plane, you’ll need Terminal 2.

What is Virgin Atlantic & Delta Economy Class like?

Virgin Atlantic and Delta Economy is an easy journey from start to finish, made even more worth it by those lovely student discounts. You can expect comfy seating, great entertainment and delicious food and drink choices, and overall incredible service. Read on for more detail.

What is Virgin Atlantic & Delta inflight entertainment like?

Virgin Atlantic and Delta entertainment is truly awesome. You’ll have your own personal screen, with hundreds and hundreds of options for films, TV (including some of the latest blockbuster releases), music and games, meaning you won’t be bored for a moment, even on the longest flights.

Is Virgin Atlantic & Delta Economy Class comfortable?

Absolutely. Virgin Atlantic and Delta planes offer some of the best legroom on any economy class anywhere, and this is propped up by the individual seats offering over 30 inches in pitch, plus an adjustable headrest. You can adjust the angle of the seat from upright to recline, making it easier to sleep if you want. You can also request a complimentary amenity kit, packed with toothbrush and toothpaste, an eye mask and earplugs.

Is Virgin Atlantic & Delta onboard service good?

It’s incredible! The cabin crew are trained to the highest safety standards, and they are warm, polite and friendly, who genuinely want you to have the best flight experience possible. Throughout your flight they’ll serve you a variety of hot meals and snacks, along with whatever beverage you want to wash it all down with, be that beer, wine, spirits or just water.