Tag: San Francisco

Rocking Out(side Lands)

Posted by Sean H. on 08.18.14

This past weekend we joined Humphry Slocombe and 200,000 of our closest friends to rock out at Outside Lands in San Francisco –- one of the premier music festivals in the U.S. This year’s talent included Kanye West, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, The Killers, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Arctic Monkeys, Tiësto, Duck Sauce, Haim,...

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Fantasy Baseball Camp

Posted by Ryan S. on 07.25.14

You know that dream you have when you’re taking batting practice under the lights at the San Francisco Giants’ AT&T Park with Will Clark and all of a sudden Amy G. announces your name and it appears on the scoreboard. And then you hit balls into the outfield and Will Clark gives you a fist...

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Non-Stop Pride

Posted by Sean H. on 06.30.14

The culmination of U.S. Pride season arrived last weekend with many of the country’s largest Pride celebrations taking place in cities like New York, Seattle and our hometown, San Francisco. For the seventh consecutive year, we partnered with the nation’s largest LGBT event as the “Official Domestic Airline of San Francisco Pride.” Joining the more than 200...

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Get Your Pride On

Posted by Sean H. on 06.10.14

With Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) here, it’s time to get your pride on and celebrate with festivities around the nation. To help plan your fun, we have the official Virgin America 2014 Pride calendar below (and don’t forget to book your seat here): June June 6-15 Boston Pride June 14-15 Portland...

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A Day in the Life: Guest Services Teammates

Posted by Sean H. on 05.19.14

Our “Day in the Life” feature is a new series where we give you a sneak peek behind the scenes of our operations. In the first post, I share my story about spending the day with Virgin America’s Guest Services Teammates (GSTs) at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). My morning started with meeting Megan by...

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The Rosies Go to Washington

Posted by Jill F. on 03.29.14

  Today we honored five incredible women who paved the way for generations of female workers in the U.S. with a very special red carpet send-off. We paid tribute to five of the original “Rosie the Riveters,” who worked at San Francisco’s local Kaiser Shipyard during World War II, headed to Washington D.C. to meet...

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A Big Day for Some Pint-Sized Pups

Posted by Sean H. on 11.22.13

Last week we teamed up with San Francisco Animal Care & Control to transport nine homeless Chihuahuas in style from San Francisco to loving homes on the East Coast. We said “bon voyage” with a red carpet sendoff from Virgin America’s Official Pet Liaison, Boo. This was the airline’s fifth Operation Chihuahua airlift, since the...

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Karl The Fog: Part II – Haunting SF

Posted by Virgin America on 10.29.13

Since announcing my partnership with Virgin America as a volunteer resident Weather Adviser last Fogust, I’ve taken some time off after working hard all summer. Although I love my job, keeping San Francisco cool can be exhausting (if you’ve walked up our hills, you know what I’m talking about) so I always go on vacation...

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