Keeping the Coast Clear…Of Plastic

Posted by Virgin America on 09.30.13

Every September, Virgin America teammates from the Atlantic to the Pacific participate in Coastal Cleanup Day activities to erase some of the human footprint along our U.S. coastlines and riverfronts.  As a new airline launched in 2007, Virgin America strives to reinvent the domestic flying experience for the better, and we’ve made a particular effort...

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Get Your Luxury On

Posted by Virgin America on 09.25.13

How does a luxurious beachfront property in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, sound? How about a view of the ocean on Singer Island, Fla.? Have a special request for your private chef? No problem. It can all be yours. If you fancy yourself as a modern traveler and want to up your luxury status, we’ve got...

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Virgin Mobile #Freefest 2013

Posted by Sean H. on 09.24.13

Last weekend, Virgin America’s “Freestyle Your Way to FreeFest” contest winner and I joined 50,000 other attendees of the 2013 Virgin Mobile #FreeFest in Columbia, Md. This year’s sold-out festival included three stages, a Ferris wheel,  a funhouse and even mustache see-saws. Headliners for 2013 included Vampire Weekend, MGMT, Robin Thicke, Kaskade, Icona Pop, ChVrches and...

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Our New Partner: Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area

Posted by Patricia C. on 09.24.13

We’re proudest of our latest announcement – Virgin America has been named the “Official Airline of Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area.” This month we welcomed our first Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area VIP guests: eleven-year-old Rebecca, from Pittsburg, Calif., and 15-year-old Itzel from Sunnyvale. Rebecca was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease at age 6. Music has been a major...

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Mile-High Yoga Poses

Posted by Kate T. on 09.23.13

September is National Yoga Month! Because we’re based in the Bay Area and our very own Terminal 2  (T2) at SFO features a yoga room, we wanted to share some stretches that will help you feel more relaxed and comfortable during your flight.  This sequence of five poses will help to release neck and shoulder tension...

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VX Has Heart!

Posted by Madhu U. on 09.20.13

On Sept. 18, more than 100 Virgin America teammates participated in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Heart Walk in Redwood City, Calif., a few miles south of our headquarters. Our teammates raised $10,000 for heart disease awareness and education. Virgin America Headquarters Teammates At Heart Walk, Redwood City, Calif.  The Heart Walk is part of...

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Brotherly Love

Posted by Virgin America on 09.18.13

Wednesday Wanderlust Philadelphia. The City of Brotherly Love. Home of Rocky Balboa and our historic colonial roots. It’s where our forefathers agreed on the laws that govern our nation, and where grilling cheesesteaks is a local pastime. Philadelphia isn’t just the largest city in Pennsylvania – it’s the second-largest city on the East Coast, which...

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What’s in Your Bag Part II

Posted by Sean H. on 09.17.13

Welcome to the second installment of “What’s in Your Bag?” This time around, we’ve enlisted the help of Inflight Teammate, Chris N., to share his “must-have” travel items with us. Chris is a San Francisco native who started with Virgin America in 2006 as a part of the initial cadre of Inflight Teammates (along with...

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Celebrate Hollywood’s Playground

Posted by Virgin America on 09.13.13

This special guest blog post comes from Ben Eye, Virgin America’s Teammate Engagement and Communications Manager and part-time Palm Springs denizen. Ben joined Virgin America in 2006 as part of the initial cadre of Inflight Teammates tasked with helping to certify the airline for operation. Since then, he has helped to build the airline’s welcome...

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