Got elite status with another airline? Break free with an upgrade to Elevate® Gold or Elevate® Silver on the airline that makes flying good again. You'll thank us later.

Your Status Flies On Virgin America

As a savvy frequent flyer, you deserve to enjoy a little more of the good life. That’s why we’re offering to match your elite status on another qualifying airline to our very own Elevate Gold or Elevate Silver status. We'll give you 90 days to try out the perks, plus the opportunity to retain your status through the end of 2017.

Make Your Status Fly

We've made it easy to request your match to Elevate Gold or Elevate Silver status. Just follow these 3 simple steps:


Sign Up For Elevate

If you're not already a member, join Elevate – Virgin America's frequent flyer program that gives you 5 points for every dollar spent, and reward trips with no-blackouts starting from as little as 2,500 points.*

Join Elevate

Send Your Credentials

Email us with your name and Elevate number, plus a screenshot of your most recent mileage summary or a copy of your membership card showing your name and current elite level with a qualifying airline.


We'll Match Your Status

We'll let you know once we've matched your status, or if we need more information to process your application. Then you're all set to enjoy priority perks and special treatment whenever you fly with us.¹

Status Benefits

Please note: We cannot accept luggage tags, boarding passes, travel itineraries or co-brand credit cards as proof of your current elite status. Elevate Members who received an approved match to Elevate Gold or Elevate Silver Status during 2015 are not eligible to apply for a subsequent match using existing or new proof of qualifying status in a competitor frequent flyer program.

How We'll Match Your Status

Check the chart below to see how we'll match your qualifying elite status in another airline's frequent flyer program to Elevate Gold or Elevate Silver status. Once we've matched your status, you’ll get priority perks and special treatment whenever you fly with us.¹

Elevate Status United Airlines MileagePlus® American Airlines AAdvantage®
Elevate Gold Global Services, Premier 1K, Premier Platinum Executive Platinum, Platinum
Elevate Silver Premier Gold, Premier Silver Gold
Elevate Status Delta SkyMiles® Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards®
Elevate Gold Platinum Medallion, Diamond Medallion Companion Pass
Elevate Silver Gold Medallion, Silver Medallion A-List Preferred, A-List

Keep Enjoying The Benefits

We know you'll want to hang on to your new benefits, so check below to see how many status points you’ll need to earn during your 90-day challenge period to keep your Elevate Gold or Elevate Silver status through the end of 2017.

Keep Your Elevate Status Status Points Required Reduced Status Points for Virgin America Visa Card holders**
Elevate Gold Earn 12,000 Status Points Earn 8,000 Status Points
Elevate Silver Earn 5,000 Status Points Earn 3,000 Status Points