Category: General

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 virginamerica.com 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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Raise your expectations

Posted by Christie O. on 03.23.15

We believe that you can have the best of both worlds: a superior travel experience and super low fares. So, why settle? Our latest campaign in Dallas Love Field is about just that, encouraging local flyers to ‘raise their expectations’ and help spread the message that travelers deserve the best when flying from Love Field, the airport...

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Delayed Reaction

Posted by Monzie A. on 03.21.15

“Your flight has been delayed”. This is not something anyone likes to hear. From winter weather to federally mandated runway construction going on currently at LAX and JFK, we all get delayed sometimes. The number one thing you can do to avoid spending too much time playing the waiting game is to sign up for flight...

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The Michael Jordan of Airlines

Posted by Christie O. on 03.13.15

We can’t stop blushing. This morning, yours truly was described as ‘The Michael Jordan of Airlines’ and it’s fair to say, we are pretty big fans of the basketball legend. We’ll admit, we don’t have quite the ball skills as MJ but as it turns out, we’ve had the same winning streak when it comes...

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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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