Category: The VX Files

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

First Class Victory Lap

Posted by Monzie A. on 01.21.15

Over the years, we’ve had some pretty amazing guests fill our plush First Class seats, but few can compare to the iconic Tiffany’s masterpiece, the World Series Championship trophy. Lucky for us, as the “Official Airline of the San Francisco Giants,” we’ve been fortunate to host the hardware not once, not twice, but three times...

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The Procrastinator’s Guide to Airport Holiday Shopping

Posted by Jill F. on 12.23.14

I’ve barely touched my holiday shopping list. That thought promptly sent me into a panic attack when I realized that Christmas is just a few days away and I have several people left to buy for. Luckily for me, I’m flying out of San Francisco’s Terminal 2 on my way home for the holidays which...

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Getting into Bed with Virgin Hotels

Posted by Sean H. on 12.18.14

Have you heard the rumors? The eagerly awaited Virgin Hotels Chicago is set to open January 15, 2015 and after catching a sneak peek of Virgin Hotels’ property in New York on Hotel Chatter (scheduled to open in 2017), I can’t wait to head to the Windy City and check it out for myself! And...

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Are You Virgin Enough?

Posted by Sean H. on 12.18.14

Want to join the Virgin America family? We’re looking for candidates willing to challenge the status quo and shake things up. Bonus points for creative individuals who are compassionate, dedicated, passionate and happen to dig planes. Still interested? Check out our latest hot job listings below and join us in creating an airline that people...

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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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