Uber Fancy

Posted by John C. on 09.26.12

We’re pretty excited around here about our new Elevate partnership with Uber. If you don’t know what Uber is, it’s the on-demand driver service in a host of worldwide cities that allows you to request a car through an iPhone or Android app to take you where you want to go. It competes with hailing...

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Snowbirds, get packed for Palm Springs!

Posted by John C. on 09.25.12

Today we’ve announced a new nonstop flight — one that will hopefully be a warm surprise. Starting December 22, 2012, we will be the first airline to offer a seasonal, weekly nonstop flight between New York (JFK) and Palm Springs (PSP). The flight will operate on Saturdays and will complement our seasonal, daily nonstop flights...

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Space Shuttle Endeavour Fly-By Over Our Headquarters

Posted by John C. on 09.21.12

Our headquarters office in Burlingame, CA gives us sweeping views of the San Francisco Bay and planes landing at SFO. It makes for some great scenery. We frequently watch our own red tails as they make their final approach (plus any special arrivals, like when Airforce One comes to town). But today we were thrilled...

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From Twitter to Times Square: A Campaign Kickoff at 35,000 Feet

Posted by Abby L. on 09.19.12

Since Virgin America first took off in 2007, we’ve been lucky enough to attract some pretty unique frequent flyers—travelers shaking up the status quo in their own fields, and looking for an airline that does things differently. Our signature cabin look and feel turned heads from day one, but word-of-mouth from our frequent flyers has...

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What is your favorite shopping destination?

Posted by John C. on 09.17.12

With students heading back to school and the holidays just a few months off, we’ve got shopping on the brain. And although it may sound expensive, some people choose to travel just for the purpose of stocking up their wardrobe. With that we ask, what shopping destination do you prefer to splurge in? Weigh in below in our Weekly Poll… What is your favorite...

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Edition 1 of Overheard On The Bird

Posted by John C. on 09.13.12

Welcome to our first edition of “Overheard On The Bird.” We’ll let the tweets below speak for themselves. When you’re onboard and hear (or see) something interesting, tweet it using the hashtag #OHonTheBird and you might make it into our second edition!   my sister @saaaranotsarah on @virginamerica. jokes w/ flight attendant about upgrading to...

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San Francisco Airport Runway Construction

Posted by Jill F. on 09.11.12

Travelers flying to or from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) may experience delays between September 14 – November 1, 2012 due to runway construction over the next few months. The closures are necessary in order to allow for improvements in the safety features of SFO’s runways as part of the Runway Safety Area (RSA) Project....

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Experience Virgin America: Behind the Scenes

Posted by Jane S. on 09.06.12

As an airline that takes pleasure in doing things a little differently, we’re always looking for new ways to showcase just how good it gets at 35,000 feet, especially for guests who haven’t taken off with us before. Since we’ve yet to figure out a way to bottle our moodlighting, WiFi, and touch screen entertainment...

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