Tag: WiFi

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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Flying on Biz

Posted by Sean H. on 06.24.14

In preparation for the Global Business Travel Association Convention in Los Angeles on July 26-30, we’re joining up with Gogo to help our frequent business travelers network in-flight with other Virgin America flyers by using the Here on Biz iOS app. During the month of July, noted travel gurus Chris McGinnis and Johnny Jet will be flying around...

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Faster WiFi for All

Posted by Sean H. on 06.18.14

Five years ago, Virgin America became the first airline to offer Gogo In-flight WiFi service on every flight.  And we’re proud to say that we still retain that distinction today – as the only U.S. airline to offer WiFi connectivity on every single domestic flight. As technology has improved and as more and more people...

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No Missed Connections

Posted by Virgin America on 04.10.14

On the eve of Fast Company’s Innovation Uncensored NY event, we kicked off a discussion on the concept of #connectivity aboard a Virgin America flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Newark (EWR) with Fast Company’s Editor Chuck Salter and a handful of the conference panelists, including Nasty Gal Founder and CEO Sophia Amoruso, StageIt Founder and CEO Evan...

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#PlanePitch Perfect

Posted by Sean H. on 02.19.14

One of the things I feel makes Virgin America unique is the potential to socialize on our flights. Don’t get me wrong, because every now and then I love to put my headphones on and zone out to an on-demand film on Red™. But with our Seat-to-Seat Delivery Feature and Seat-to-Seat chat functions, guests are...

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