Category: General

The Science Behind the Experience

Posted by Monzie A. on 02.02.15

Precise measurements are crucial for air travel. To maintain maximum fuel efficiency, cruising altitude for the Airbus A-320 is between 35,000 to 39,000 feet. The exact altitude varies on conditions like payload, center of gravity, air temperature, humidity, and speed. But to really understand how high we fly the infographic below puts a typical cruising...

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First Class Victory Lap

Posted by Monzie A. on 01.21.15

Over the years, we’ve had some pretty amazing guests fill our plush First Class seats, but few can compare to the iconic Tiffany’s masterpiece, the World Series Championship trophy. Lucky for us, as the “Official Airline of the San Francisco Giants,” we’ve been fortunate to host the hardware not once, not twice, but three times...

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Love Match: Get the Lowest Dallas Love Field Fare – Period.

Posted by Christie O. on 01.20.15

With fleetwide WiFi, touch-screen entertainment, an on-demand menu, and three classes of service – all at competitive fares, we’re pretty sure that travelers can’t find better value when flying our new routes from Dallas Love Field (DAL).  But between our beautiful new planes and our upscale new airport spaces at DAL, some might assume that...

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Fantasy Baseball Camp

Posted by Ryan S. on 07.25.14

You know that dream you have when you’re taking batting practice under the lights at the San Francisco Giants’ AT&T Park with Will Clark and all of a sudden Amy G. announces your name and it appears on the scoreboard. And then you hit balls into the outfield and Will Clark gives you a fist...

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Get Your Pride On

Posted by Sean H. on 06.10.14

With Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) here, it’s time to get your pride on and celebrate with festivities around the nation. To help plan your fun, we have the official Virgin America 2014 Pride calendar below (and don’t forget to book your seat here): June June 6-15 Boston Pride June 14-15 Portland...

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Celebrating Star Wars Day

Posted by Monzie A. on 04.29.14

We happen to be avid Star Wars fans at Virgin America, so we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to help celebrate #StarWarsDay, May 4th. All guests flying on May 4th are invited to dust off their Yoda costumes, Storm Trooper suits of armor, Wookiee suits,  or Star Wars t-shirts and wear them in-flight! Take a...

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Marin Headlands Earth Day Kick Off

Posted by Monzie A. on 04.18.14

Tucked behind the Golden Gate bridge just a short ride from San Francisco, a quiet, nature filled paradise awaits – the Marin Headlands at Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Last weekend we joined our pals at  NatureBridge for a morning of invasive plant removal, beach clean-up and education to help kick off our Earth Day...

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