Karl The Fog: Part II – Haunting SF

Posted by Virgin America on 10.29.13

Since announcing my partnership with Virgin America as a volunteer resident Weather Adviser last Fogust, I’ve taken some time off after working hard all summer. Although I love my job, keeping San Francisco cool can be exhausting (if you’ve walked up our hills, you know what I’m talking about) so I always go on vacation...

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The Making of #VXsafetydance

Posted by Virgin America on 10.28.13

“For the .0001 percent of you who have never operated a seatbelt before, it works like this…” For most Virgin America frequent flyers, the quote above is instantly recognizable. Many of you even may be able to recite the remaining script. It’s the most famous line of our original safety video, which was released in...

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Clippers Got Game

Posted by Virgin America on 10.25.13

Last weekend, we brought our moodlighting to the red and blue. Virgin America, the official airline of the Los Angeles Clippers, hosted an exclusive flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas for Clippers fans, sponsors, and VIPs. We filled the gate at LAX with balloons, Clippers paraphernalia, and decorations with the #VivaLobVegas hashtag. Despite the...

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Globetrotting on Emirates

Posted by Kate T. on 10.22.13

Dubai, anyone?  Thanks to a new partnership with Emirates, Elevate™ members can now earn points when flying with Emirates to any of its destinations worldwide. To celebrate the frequent flyer tie-up, the two airlines known for their innovative in-flight experiences (Emirates was recently named “Airline of the Year” by Skytrax, and Virgin America topped Condé...

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Learning To Perfect Service

Posted by Madhu U. on 10.18.13

Did you know we have a full-size replica of an aircraft cabin on the first floor of our headquarters in Burlingame, Calif.? Actually, it’s not that unusual; most airlines do have cabin mockups that are used to train cabin crew (inflight teammates – ITMs — here at Virgin America). Virgin America’s Cabin Service Trainer Virgin...

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Your Handy Guide to Reclaiming a Lost Item

Posted by Jill F. on 10.18.13

Panic. That moment when you’ve stepped just outside of security and realize that you’ve left your (fill in the blank) onboard the plane. Your essential, can’t-live-without-it, how-on-earth-could-this-be-happening item. We’ve all been there. Some, more than others.  (At least that’s what I tell myself when I’m dialing up the Lost and Found for the second time...

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Haunted Cities Part II

Posted by Virgin America on 10.09.13

Last week, we featured the spookiest places on the East Coast. As the run-up to Halloween continues, we’re this week highlighting what we think are some of the scariest places on the West Coast. San Diego: The haunted Whaley House in Old Town, San Diego, has earned the title of “Most Haunted House in America.”...

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Virgin Village

Posted by Sean H. on 10.08.13

Many of you traveling through SFO’s Terminal 2 are already familiar with the sustainable design, the locally-sourced and produced delectables at the concessions, the Hydration Stations for topping up your canteen, and even the quintessentially San Francisco Yoga Room. But what you may not be familiar with is a secret space just steps away that...

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