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Updates on stuff and things at Virgin America.

Elevate Your Stay with Virgin America + Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG)

Posted by Virgin America on 04.13.16

Today we’re excited to announce a new partnership with Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), the innovative, award-winning loyalty program that unites Starwood’s 11 global lifestyle brands including St. Regis Hotels & Resorts®, W Hotels Worldwide®, Westin Hotels & Resorts®, and Sheraton Hotels & Resorts®. Elevate® members who are also SPG Members will now be able to...

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A Labor of Love: Reimagining Our Iconic Logo

Posted by Virgin America on 03.31.16

The Virgin brand is one of the most recognizable and respected in the world. Based on a sketch first drawn on a cocktail napkin nearly 50 years ago by Sir Richard Branson himself, its’ no exaggeration to say our red logo has become iconic. The signature “Virgin” scribble serves as the focal point for +...

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Posted by Virgin America on 02.12.16

From the beginning,  Virgin America has been about giving you more control and more of the choices you actually want when flying. With guests like you in mind, we designed our cabins from the ground up with WiFi, power outlets and our Red® in-flight entertainment system at every seat, which features a one-of-kind on-demand menu,...

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The Future is Neo-w

Posted by Virgin America on 12.15.15

It’s not every day that you get to see into the future, but today, we were able to give a glimpse into what our fleet will look like in the next few years. We announced our plans to take delivery of 10 shiny new Airbus A321neo aircraft, which will start arriving from early 2017 through...

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Complete the Look: Brooke’s Picks

Posted by Sean H. on 11.20.15

Working with leading online shoe and apparel retailer Zappos, today we unveiled the ‘Virgin America Pump‘ in Concourse Red – a limited edition pump designed with our InFlight Teammates in mind. Marrying fashion and comfort, the patent leather heel is built for dashing down the airport concourse – with features like extra insole padding and...

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In-Flight Menu Pairing Guide

Posted by Sean H. on 10.21.15

After taking a hiatus for a couple years, I’m back and ready help you navigate Virgin America’s award-winning in-flight menu in the Third Semi-Annual Completely Unofficial In-Flight Menu Pairing Guide. 2015 marks the second consecutive year that Virgin America was named Best Domestic Airline for Food in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards and...

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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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Even Faster(er) WiFi

Posted by Sean H. on 07.10.15

Earlier this week, Virgin America was named the Top Domestic Airline in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards for an unprecedented eighth consecutive year. The prestigious World’s Best Awards are based solely on the opinions of discerning travelers – not whether an airline pays to be included in the rankings – and look at cabin...

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Fresh New Tracks at 35,000 Feet

Posted by Sean H. on 06.30.15

Earlier this month we announced the beta launch of our Red® in-flight entertainment system. This latest update is built on the Android platform and features higher resolution, capacitive touch monitors, better games (like Asteroids and Pac-Man), enhanced maps, a 3D sound experience on select content and increased storage capacity with the ability to host three...

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