Category: The VX Files

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

World-Class Events Meet First Class Athletes

Posted by Christie O. on 08.25.15

There are a lot of cool things that come with being an airline– traveling across the U.S., taking fabulous mood-lit selfies, not to mention all of the amazing guests that we have the opportunity to meet. Every now and then, we get the chance to do something truly special that helps shine a light on...

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A GREAT EIGHT: CELEBRATING 8 YEARS OF FLYING IN STYLE

Posted by Monzie A. on 08.08.15

This weekend, we celebrated eight amazing years in the sky. To kick off the high-flying occasion, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee named Saturday August 8, 2015 “Virgin America Day” in San Francisco, our hometown. Did you know this is the eighth straight year we earned Top Domestic Airline in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards? It’s our birthday...

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Our Official Hashtag Guide

Posted by Lilli B. on 07.24.15

Ready to learn a little Virgin America hashtag lingo? Here’s your official fly guide to some of our most popular hash tags. @VirginAmerica ❤️ that the captain is telling us to tweet! perfect day to live it on up in the skies! #VXSafetyDance pic.twitter.com/QrdbaUvEkF — Sally Rogers (@delightwithme) July 20, 2015 #VXSafetyDance –Make sure to...

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Aloha Pride Guide

Posted by Monzie A. on 06.24.15

As the Official Airline of San Francisco Pride eight years running, we know a few things about this iconic event. . The 45th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade is taking place this weekend, June 27-28, 2015 and will be the largest LGBT gathering in the nation with over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and...

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Express Yourself

Posted by Christie O. on 06.23.15

This week, you may notice some small changes when booking a flight on virginamerica.com For one, you will find an additional row of Express seats – which gives you the opportunity to expedite the boarding process and reserve a seat at the time of booking – on each of our Airbus A320 and Airbus A319...

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We’re Up To Something (at 35,000 Feet)

Posted by Sean H. on 06.10.15

From the beginning, the idea behind our in-flight entertainment system Red® – and really, our airline itself, has been to reinvent the flight experience for the better, by offering travelers more control, more content, more interactivity and more of the choices they actually want in the air. When Virgin America launched in 2007, WIRED Magazine...

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Time flies when you win the series: The 2015 San Francisco Giants Home Opener

Posted by Monzie A. on 04.13.15

It’s Opening Day already? It seems like we just left the parade. Or, maybe that was the trophy flight? All of the fan fair that goes with being the Official Airline of the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants can get confusing. We kicked things off with a little photo shoot around the park with...

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Branson Bound

Posted by Sean H. on 03.30.15

On the heels of Virgin Group’s recent announcement that it is moving the company’s U.S. corporate headquarters to the Live Entertainment Capital of the World, Virgin America is proud to announce its own intent to begin new weekly nonstop flights later this year to Branson, Missouri (BKG) from our home base at San Francisco (SFO) –...

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