Category: The VX Files

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

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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You Down with RNP?

Posted by Sean H. on 02.20.15

We are proud to share that Virgin America recently became the first U.S. airline certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly 0.1 Required Navigation Performance (RNP) approaches with the Airbus A320 as a part of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (Nextgen). RNP is an exciting opportunity for the industry due to its...

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Cupid Flying High

Posted by Sean H. on 02.13.15

It’s Valentine Day and love is in the air…unless it’s not…in which case, Happy Singles Awareness Day! But fret not – there is no need to stay home eating ice cream while watching The Notebook on repeat (aka my normal Friday night – don’t judge). If you haven’t found the right one yet, let Virgin...

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Love Is In The Air: Our Top 5 Mood-lit Love Videos

Posted by Virgin America on 02.13.15

As you know, we’re big fans of love and we always find ourselves in the mood (light) for love at 35,000 feet. In honor of the loveliest of holidays, St. Valentine’s Day, we’ve created a short list of extra sappy and (mostly) mood-lit videos for your pleasure with two gems from the man who wrote...

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