Category: Overheard On the Bird

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#TBT with SpotiFLY

Posted by ashley.d on 08.26.16

Today we’re feeling a bit nostalgic and throwin’ it back to that time we flew on one of our newest aircraft, SpotiFLY, from Los Angeles to the Windy City to kickoff Lollapalooza and had a rocking in-flight performance by Lollapalooza headliners, Local Natives, at 35,000 feet! Once in Chicago, we hosted a VIP Lollapalooza after-party...

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Oh, snap! Our Snapchat filter has landed

Posted by Christie O. on 06.29.16

As part of our mission to make flying fun again, Virgin America has today become the first airline to run always-on brand Snapchat GeoFilters over its airport terminals  (SFO, LAX, SEA, DEN and JFK).  We have become pretty addicted to Snapchat (follow us: VirginAmerica), and we know our guests love it too – as a...

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Virgin America Rocks The Vote and FU2016

Posted by Virgin America on 04.26.16

Unlike some of the current presidential candidates, we’re all about decorum, putting substance over rhetoric, and respect – whether it’s for the Office of the President, or America’s political process in general. We’ve got a long record of democratic practices dating back to the launch of our revolutionary airline in 2007, which put the power...

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NEW WIFI PERKS AND PRICES

Posted by Virgin America on 04.11.16

As the only airline based in Silicon Valley, our guests like to know that they can stay connected when they fly with us. That’s why Virgin America was the first and still only U.S. airline to offer In-Flight WiFi service on 100% of its mainland flights (along with power outlets at every seat).* We’ve continued...

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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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