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Jackie Goes to the World Airline Awards

Posted by Virgin America on 07.29.14

Every other year, the world’s leaders in the aviation industry get together at the 2014 World Airline Awards at the Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire, England. This year, we were proud to be presented with two awards: Best Low-Cost Airline in the U.S for the fifth consecutive year and Best Staff Service among North American...

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Best in Class

Posted by Sean H. on 06.03.14

Every industry has their awards: Oscars for the big screen, Emmys for television, and Tonys for the stage. For the travel industry, and airlines in general, some of the major awards include those from Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, the World Airline Awards, the Airline Passenger Experience Association and Consumer Reports. Condé Nast Traveler...

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A Look Back: 2013 By the Numbers

Posted by Sean H. on 12.31.13

1 – Number of Elevate Gold members who earned a flight to space on Virgin Galactic  53 – The number of A320-family aircraft that Virgin America flies (with our latest delivered in April 2013 – Jersey Girl – complete with sharklets!) 85+ Million – the number of miles our aircraft flew in 2013 As 2013...

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Named Best Airline for Domestic Travel by Men’s Health

Posted by Kate T. on 11.19.12

Don’t get us wrong — we’re major proponents of gender equality — but when we learned that Men’s Health named us Best Airline for Domestic Travel, we were thrilled. In particular, the magazine mentions our eclectic (and man-friendly) beer list, which includes 21st Amendment’s Back in Black IPA and Anchor Steam. Along with a good...

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You rocked our world. Again.

Posted by Patricia C. on 10.17.12

Okay, now we’re officially blushing. Condé Nast Traveler readers just voted us the top domestic airline for the fifth consecutive year — thanks to an outpouring of love from some of our most loyal flyers!  The annual Condé Nast survey is one of the largest in the travel industry, reflecting the unfiltered opinions of more...

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Jet Back to Business with Our 2-Day Sale

Posted by Jill F. on 10.02.12

It’s official: we do business travel like a “boss.” Business is what concerns us. If you care about something enough to do something about it, you’re in business. virg.in/bns — richardbranson (@richardbranson) September 25, 2012 We took top honors in Condé Nast Traveler’s Business Travel Poll in the October issue of the magazine.  More than...

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An Early Birthday Present

Posted by Jill F. on 07.06.12

Just shy of our fifth birthday, we got an awesome birthday nod from some important friends: our guests, who participated in the annual Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards.  There are many travel awards that don’t review smaller airlines or that rely on paid advertising or market research, so we were collectively blushing when thousands...

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