Tag: WiFi

Virgin America Rocks The Vote and FU2016

Posted by Virgin America on 04.26.16

Unlike some of the current presidential candidates, we’re all about decorum, putting substance over rhetoric, and respect – whether it’s for the Office of the President, or America’s political process in general. We’ve got a long record of democratic practices dating back to the launch of our revolutionary airline in 2007, which put the power...

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Posted by Virgin America on 04.11.16

As the only airline based in Silicon Valley, our guests like to know that they can stay connected when they fly with us. That’s why Virgin America was the first and still only U.S. airline to offer In-Flight WiFi service on 100% of its mainland flights (along with power outlets at every seat).* We’ve continued...

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Getting Spooky in the Moodlight with Netfix Onboard

Posted by Monzie A. on 10.21.15

We’ve had a lot of time onboard our aircraft to look through the amazing Netflix catalog post #NetflixOnboard launch, so we thought it would be helpful to share our guide to scary movies to get you in the mood for Halloween. Try not to scream onboard. Please add any favorites we missed in the comments...

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Take a mood-lit tour on Google Street View

Posted by Virgin America on 10.08.15

Thanks to our friends over at Google, you can now check us out in an entirely new way. Virgin America today became the first major US commercial airline to touch down on Google Street View.  But it’s so much more than a street view; it’s a 360 degree, interactive tour onboard our Airbus A320 aircraft. ...

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Even Faster(er) WiFi

Posted by Sean H. on 07.10.15

Earlier this week, Virgin America was named the Top Domestic Airline in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards for an unprecedented eighth consecutive year. The prestigious World’s Best Awards are based solely on the opinions of discerning travelers – not whether an airline pays to be included in the rankings – and look at cabin...

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Love Match: Get the Lowest Dallas Love Field Fare – Period.

Posted by Christie O. on 01.20.15

With fleetwide WiFi, touch-screen entertainment, an on-demand menu, and three classes of service – all at competitive fares, we’re pretty sure that travelers can’t find better value when flying our new routes from Dallas Love Field (DAL).  But between our beautiful new planes and our upscale new airport spaces at DAL, some might assume that...

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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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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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What’s Your In-Flight Routine?

Posted by Monzie A. on 09.11.14

During the 80’s my little brother and I flew Ohio to Texas and back a lot. To prepare for those long flights we used a cassette player to record the audio from movies and Knight Rider episodes onto many, many cassette tapes so we wouldn’t be bored in-flight. We were most excited when the plane...

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Lucky Number Seven

Posted by Sean H. on 08.08.14

It’s hard to believe that seven years ago today, Virgin America’s journey began with two flights taking off for the first time from New York and Los Angeles and landing simultaneously at San Francisco International Airport to a crowded celebration with Sir Richard Branson and then SF Mayor, but now California Lt. Governor, Gavin Newsom....

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