New Feature: Destination Acclimation with Nest

Posted by Virgin America on 03.31.14

Ask any of our InFlight Teammates what the most common request they get is, and they’ll tell you that it’s to turn the heat in the cabin up or down. We’re happy to announce that we’re putting those controls into the hands of our guests by teaming up with Nest – the company that has...

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The Rosies Go to Washington

Posted by Jill F. on 03.29.14

  Today we honored five incredible women who paved the way for generations of female workers in the U.S. with a very special red carpet send-off. We paid tribute to five of the original “Rosie the Riveters,” who worked at San Francisco’s local Kaiser Shipyard during World War II, headed to Washington D.C. to meet...

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The Importance of Being (Refresh)ed

Posted by Sean H. on 03.28.14

Virgin America’s annual Refresh program is in full swing with more than 1,300 of the company’s 2,700 teammates already having attended the two-day event. Everyone from pilots and InFlight teammates (ITMs) to our airport-based guest services teammates (GSTs), to our maintenance team and our headquarters staff, is brought together to re-group, refocus and reconnect. During...

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A Plane By Any Other Name

Posted by Madhu U. on 03.17.14

Unlike many other airlines, every one of our 53 Airbus A320-family aircraft has a name. No, this isn’t just the tail number, which our aircraft must have by law. These names are like the names of ships, a unique identifier, and many were sourced from our travelers through contests and partnerships. Last week, we asked...

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Announcing our Honorary Kid Captain

Posted by Monzie A. on 03.11.14

We have a lot of amazing Jetset Kids, but recently we noticed that one little guy was flying above the rest. Meet Chace, aspiring pilot, Virgin America super-fan and all around cool kid. On Thursday, Chace visited our #LAXLoft to get a look at some of “his” planes. What made this visit unique wasn’t that...

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#ButterByMoodlight Takes the Cake

Posted by Jill F. on 03.04.14

Last month, we put a very important decision in the hands of our guests: which custom flavor of Humphry Slocombe ice cream will be added to our First Class menu. We hosted a day of rigorous taste testing at SFO and asked you to tweet us the hashtag of your favorite flavor: #ButterByMoodlight, #CoconutBlondAmbition, or #RedHotBanana. Foodies...

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