Category: The VX Files

Stories from the sky and notes from our Virgin America Teammates.

Speedy Surfing and Special Surprises

Posted by Sean H. on 12.16.14

Earlier this summer we announced that our technical operations team was in the process of updating our aircraft with Gogo’s ATG-4 Inflight WiFi service. This week we’re proud to report that we have completed the installation on our 53rd Airbus A320 Family plane “Jane”, making Virgin America the first U.S. airline to offer the faster...

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Kicking off the Season of Giving

Posted by Monzie A. on 11.18.14

We all try to give back as much as we can year round but it seems during the holidays the drive is much stronger to help those in need. We kicked off the Season of Giving last week at the SF-Marin Food Bank. Our teammates volunteered to help sort and package the food distributed to...

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Three more reasons to love our new website

Posted by Christie O. on 11.17.14

Earlier this year, we set an ambitious goal: to make the process of booking airline tickets easier, faster – and maybe even a little bit fun. With your feedback, we built a shiny new website from the ground-up to offer a smoother and more intuitive booking experience, with some cheeky avatars to guide you along...

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It Pays To Be a Cardholder

Posted by Jill F. on 10.28.14

The benefits of being a Virgin America Visa Signature® Cardholder keep coming. On October 16, we teamed up with Visa Signature® and Trattore Estate Wines to host a private winemaker dinner at San Francisco’s Hayes Valley hotspot Rich Table. Our special $90 ticket scored SF-cardholders a four-course dinner with wine pairings and a tableside discussion...

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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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Fresh Fall Flavors

Posted by Sean H. on 09.08.14

Earlier this spring, we sweetened the skies with an upgraded First Class menu and Humphry Slocombe ice cream. Now our catering team is back at it with a refreshed seasonal menu, new custom ice cream flavor and premium meals in our Main Cabin (on select routes). Before launching the new fall menu onboard our flights,...

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