Category: General

#1 Fastest Airline in the Country

Posted by Monzie A. on 11.25.15

Our Christmas present from Nate Sliver of The Five Thirty Five came early this year in the form of a 2015 Holiday Guide to the Fastest Airlines.  Guess who’s the fastest? Check the stats here. Nate – an expert in election and sports (and clearly airline) statistics – has crowned us the fastest airline in...

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Take a mood-lit tour on Google Street View

Posted by Virgin America on 10.08.15

Thanks to our friends over at Google, you can now check us out in an entirely new way. Virgin America today became the first major US commercial airline to touch down on Google Street View.  But it’s so much more than a street view; it’s a 360 degree, interactive tour onboard our Airbus A320 aircraft. ...

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True Love Takes Flight

Posted by ashley.d on 09.10.15

Here at Virgin America, we pride ourselves on creating “WOW” for our guests…so when we received an email from a guest with a special request, you know we went above and beyond to help out! Rewind to last November when Jackie, a 65 year old Mother of three was ecstatic to learn that her once...

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LAX Loft-y Elevate Perks

Posted by Lilli B. on 08.17.15

Your license to the lounge just got sweeter. In this edition of Travel Hacks we’ll go over some fresh squeezed Loft at LAX perks to help you avoid FOMO. If you need a spot to recharge, relax, or refresh prior to your flight we’ve got you covered. Day passes to the Virgin America Loft are...

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Posted by Monzie A. on 08.08.15

This weekend, we celebrated eight amazing years in the sky. To kick off the high-flying occasion, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee named Saturday August 8, 2015 “Virgin America Day” in San Francisco, our hometown. Did you know this is the eighth straight year we earned Top Domestic Airline in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards? It’s our birthday...

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Our Official Hashtag Guide

Posted by Lilli B. on 07.24.15

Ready to learn a little Virgin America hashtag lingo? Here’s your official fly guide to some of our most popular hash tags. @VirginAmerica ❤️ that the captain is telling us to tweet! perfect day to live it on up in the skies! #VXSafetyDance — Sally Rogers (@delightwithme) July 20, 2015 #VXSafetyDance –Make sure to...

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Aloha Pride Guide

Posted by Monzie A. on 06.24.15

As the Official Airline of San Francisco Pride eight years running, we know a few things about this iconic event. . The 45th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade is taking place this weekend, June 27-28, 2015 and will be the largest LGBT gathering in the nation with over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and...

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Express Yourself

Posted by Christie O. on 06.23.15

This week, you may notice some small changes when booking a flight on For one, you will find an additional row of Express seats – which gives you the opportunity to expedite the boarding process and reserve a seat at the time of booking – on each of our Airbus A320 and Airbus A319...

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Double Tap That

Posted by Monzie A. on 06.10.15

We love Instagram, doesn’t everyone? But we’ll admit it’s tough to keep up with all the beautiful mood-lit images out there. Browsing Instagram is a great way to get inspired and excited about jumping into one of our sexy planes and heading somewhere new. Speaking of which, have you heard about our newest destination Hawai’i?...

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