Category: Overheard On the Bird

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES IN OUR FLIGHT SIMULATOR

Posted by ashley.d on 01.13.16

Have you ever wondered what it’s like be in a flight simulator? Well, you’ve come to the right place because we thought it might be fun to give you a behind-the-scenes sneak peak. And, we’ve got just the person to fill you in – one of our top SIM Instructors & PC Check Pilot, Katharine...

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Tis the Season to Snack

Posted by ashley.d on 01.04.16

Winter isn’t coming, it’s already here—and you know what that means… time for some new delectable menu items onboard Virgin America. We are confident that this season we will have something to satisfy everyone’s mid flight cravings.  For those of you trying to get your muscle on, we’ve got some great protein options just for...

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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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Getting Spooky in the Moodlight with Netfix Onboard

Posted by Monzie A. on 10.21.15

We’ve had a lot of time onboard our aircraft to look through the amazing Netflix catalog post #NetflixOnboard launch, so we thought it would be helpful to share our guide to scary movies to get you in the mood for Halloween. Try not to scream onboard. Please add any favorites we missed in the comments...

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Bid. Boost. Fly Large.

Posted by Virgin America on 09.16.15

Starting Friday September 18, take your flight experience up a notch.  We’re excited to announce our partnership with SeatBoost, an app that provides a new way to upgrade to premium cabins while waiting to board your SFO- LAS flight or any flight departing Sin City. How does it work? Download the SeatBoost app from your...

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Wine Pairing 101: #WineNot

Posted by Sean H. on 08.25.15

What makes a good wine pairing? According to Wine Enthusiast magazine, there are six elements “that make both red wine and white wine pairings work, and they’re derived from characteristics of the food and how they mingle with those of the wine. These are: fat, acid, salt, sweetness, bitterness and texture” and “the most successful food...

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