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Updates on stuff and things at Virgin America.

TIME FLIES: 1M HOURS OF COMMERCIAL FLYING

Posted by Christie O. on 11.20.14

If there is one thing we love here at Virgin America, it’s a milestone. Just this week, our team achieved an exciting one – clocking up our one millionth hour of commercial flying! Our one millionth hour took place last Friday at 10.33pm EST as ‘California Dreaming’, our Airbus A320 (N622VA) touched down in Newark from...

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Our Newest Destination: The NASDAQ

Posted by Jill F. on 11.14.14

Today marks an important milestone for our company. We’ve announced our newest destination: The NASDAQ. At 9:30am ET this morning, we rang the opening bell and traded our first stock shortly thereafter. Here’s how we celebrated this monumental event in 10 epic photos. Our teammates showed up to List Day looking their best. Even the...

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10 things we Love about Dallas Love Field

Posted by Monzie A. on 10.21.14

We are super excited  about our new home in Dallas Love Field. But then again, we love change. For those of you who are a little more cautious here’s a list of Love Field amenities that will help ease the transition. The Love Field Art Program. View 14 permanent works and multiple rotating exhibitions throughout...

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Exit BLAH And Take a Radical Departure

Posted by Jill F. on 10.15.14

Before Virgin America spread its wings in 2007, I racked up a good number of miles on other airlines that can only be described as blah. Less than friendly service, old, dingy airplanes, and a dearth of entertainment and WiFi were the norm. But I signed up for frequent flyer programs on a few of...

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Our Dallas Lovefest Launch Party

Posted by Jill F. on 10.13.14

Update: October 13, 2014, 11:00pm CT The music is loud, the cocktails are stirred, and Jason Felts, CEO of Virgin Produced, refuses to dismount the mechanical bull. I’d say our Lovefest Launch Party is in full swing. Country star, Kacey Musgraves, hit the stage and gave us the most amazing Texas welcome. Here are a...

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New #ThawOut Winter Routes

Posted by Jill F. on 10.01.14

We know what you’re thinking….how is summer over already? It feels like just yesterday we were soaking up the sun in bikinis and now we’re in sweaters sipping pumpkin spice lattes (okay we’re not complaining, they’re delicious). To help ease your transition, today we are announcing new seasonal routes so you can ‘thaw out’ over...

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Sharing The Love

Posted by Jill F. on 09.18.14

Last May, our fans and loyal flyers rallied to help us Free Love Field. Thanks to your support, this fall we’ll be bringing some much needed “fare competition” to Dallas when we launch our nonstop service to Dallas Love Field on October 13. To “Share the Love,” we’ve teamed up with revolutionary ridesharing service, Uber,...

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Best in Class

Posted by Sean H. on 06.03.14

Every industry has their awards: Oscars for the big screen, Emmys for television, and Tonys for the stage. For the travel industry, and airlines in general, some of the major awards include those from Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, the World Airline Awards, the Airline Passenger Experience Association and Consumer Reports. Condé Nast Traveler...

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We’re Feeling the Love

Posted by Sean H. on 05.12.14

A big, Texas-sized thank you to the more than 27,000 people who #LoveToFlyVirgin and signed our petition at www.freelovefield.com When we launched sales on new flights from Dallas Love Field to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington DC and New York, we pledged $20 per booking from that day to KIPP Dallas Fort-Worth College Prep Public Schools....

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