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Got elite status on United Airlines, American Airlines or Southwest Airlines? Upgrade to Elevate® Gold or Elevate® Silver on the airline that makes flying good again.

As a savvy frequent flyer, you deserve to get a little more of the good life. That’s why we’re offering to match your United Airlines, American Airlines, or Southwest Airlines elite status to our very own Elevate® Gold or Elevate® Silver, now extended through June 30, 20131 for new applications. Once you match your status, you’ll get priority perks and special treatment* along with the usual moodlighting, WiFi, food and drinks on demand, and nonstop entertainment you enjoy whenever you fly with us—without losing your benefits on other airlines.

To let your status fly:

1. If you haven’t already, join Elevate, the frequent flyer program that gives you points for every dollar spent, reward trips with no blackout dates, and the chance to globetrot on Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Hawaiian Airlines, Singapore Airlines and more partner airlines to come.

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2. Email us at statusmatch@virginamerica.com with your Elevate number and one of the following:

  • A copy or screenshot of your most recent mileage summary showing your name and current elite level.
  • Or, a copy of your membership card that identifies your name and current elite level United Airlines, American Airlines or Southwest Airlines frequent flyer program.

Please note: We cannot accept luggage tags, boarding passes, travel itineraries or co-brand credit cards as proof of your current elite status.

Here’s how we’ll match your status:

To keep collecting the benefits:

Earn Elevate status points for every flight you take on Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic, or Virgin Australia. Check out our chart below to see how many status points you’ll need to earn by June 301 to extend your Elevate Gold or Elevate Silver Status through the end of 2013.

Already received a match to Elevate Gold or Elevate Silver?

Members who received an approved match to Elevate Gold or Elevate Silver Status prior to April 1, 2013 are required to meet the challenge requirements by April 30, 2012 in order to retain their matched status level through the remainder of 2013, and are not eligible to apply for a subsequent match using existing or new proof of Qualifying Status in a Competitor Frequent Flyer Program.

Terms and conditions:

*The following restrictions will apply to Elevate Status Benefits available during the Status Match period through June 30, 2013: a) Matched members will not receive 25% off personal discount codes. b) Matched members will receive one complimentary day pass to the Virgin America airport lounge at LAX. c) Matched members may not have access to all reciprocal benefits on Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia that require the member to present their membership card.

Click here for the full terms and conditions of the Elevate Status Match offer.

1. Please allow between 7 to 14 days from application to update your Elevate status, and please note that incomplete applications may not be considered.

3. Based on the standard Elevate earn of 5 Elevate points per $1 spent on the base fare. Example of a round-trip flight from San Francisco (SFO) to New York (JFK) in Main Cabin Select and round-trip flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS) in First Class: for departure on flight VX12 on November 9, 2012 and return on VX25 on November 11, 2012, base fare is $1859+taxes, with 9,295 status points earned; for departure on flight VX908 on November 23, 2012 and return on VX901 on November 26, 2012, base fare is $722+ taxes, with 3,610 status points earned.

4. Based on the standard Elevate earn of 5 Elevate points per $1 spent on the base fare. Example of a round-trip flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Seattle (SEA) in Main Cabin and a round-trip flight from San Francisco (SFO) to New York (JFK) in Main Cabin: for departure on flight VX797 on November 7, 2012 and return on flight VX780 on November 10, 2012, base fare is $480+taxes, with 2,400 status points earned; for departure on flight VX26 on November 24, 2012 and return on flight VX27 on November 27, 2012, base fare is $586+taxes, with 2,930 status points earned.

5. Based on the standard Elevate earn of 5 Elevate points per $1 spent on the base fare. Example of a round-trip flight from New York (JFK) to San Francisco (SFO) in Main Cabin Select: for departure on flight VX30 on November 12, 2012 and return on flight VX11 on November 19, 2012, base fare is $1,859+taxes, with 9,295 status points earned.

6. Based on the standard Elevate earn of 5 Elevate points per $1 spent on the base fare. Example of a round-trip flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Boston (BOS) in Main Cabin: for departure on flight VX350 on November 12, 2012 and return on flight VX357 on November 17, 2012, base fare is $638+taxes, with 3,190 status points earned.

All example fares quoted correct as at November 7, 2012. Please refer to www.virginamerica.com for full, current fare rules.

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