Alaska Airlines announced on Wednesday that it will retire the Virgin America brand sometime in 2019. The Seattle-based airline bought Virgin America last year for $2.6 billion with the hope of expanding beyond the Pacific Northwest. Richard Branson, founder of Virgin America, apparently cried when he heard the news.…
Virgin America has posted an interesting new video on YouTube, portraying what it's like to fly on the average airline from coast to coast for 6 hours. The video uses creepy moving mannequins as passengers, and takes us through all of the terrible scenarios we dread.
A Virgin America flight had to land in Omaha, Nebraska on Monday morning, after a 26 year-old passenger was caught allegedly masturbating at his seat, and then later tried to open the emergency exit door during the flight.
Virgin America has announced a contest in partnership with the San Francisco Giants and Stand Up To Cancer this summer, where the winners will have their face included in a mosaic decal on the side of one of their Airbus A320s.
Since joining the industry in 2007, Virgin America has filled their trophy case with awards from the likes of Conde Nast, Travel + Leisure, and Zagat. They have a young fleet of Airbus planes, equipped with WiFi and "mood lighting," and a staff of attractive, friendly employees. So why is this well-loved airline…
Yesterday, San Francisco based Virgin America airlines announced a unique partnership with Nest learning thermostats. The collaboration would allow Virgin America passengers to control their own climate aboard each of its Airbus A320s. Yeah, it's a joke, but it's the best airline April Fool's attempt we saw.
As Wright Amendment restrictions are set to expire later this year at Dallas Love Field, Virgin America is bidding against Delta and Southwest to acquire two gates that are being divested by American Airlines as part of its merger with US Airways.
How many of you pay attention to the safety videos on airlines these days? None, right? Well, this is one you'll want to watch, because it rocks.
This sure beats SkyMall. Google's offering free (for the duration of the flight) Chromebooks and WiFi to Virgin America passengers who will put their 'tops through the wringer, starting tomorrow. A credit card deposit's required, so don't spill your soda.