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When it comes to flying, there are airlines that get you from point A to point B, and then there are airlines that get you. At Alaska Airlines, and at Virgin...

Illustration of Virgin America plane flying with a heart around it

We’re once again joining forces with the American Heart Association (AHA) for American Heart Month to help raise awareness about heart disease and provide tips on getting “heart healthy” for your...

Photo of a Virgin America plane arriving in Maui for the first time under a water arc.

On the heels of our recently launched service to Honolulu, Hawaii, last month Virgin America began service from San Francisco (SFO) to Maui (OGG) with some fun surprises for guests onboard...

Photo of a Virgin America plane on runway.

This week we announced that we’re joining forces with NASA on some pretty cool new technology. No, we’re not launching new routes to the moon (yet), but we are one of...

Photo of Virgin America flight attendants with San Francisco Giants mascot

When you think of your dream job, does mood lighting come to mind? For a few lucky interns, Virgin America makes that fantasy come to life with summer-long internships within VX...

A photo of Richard Branson holding guide lights on the ramp with a Virgin America plane in the background

One thing that sets us apart from other airlines is the fact that we’ve chosen a quirky moniker for each of our 53 beautiful planes. You may have noticed the names...

In this edition of Virgin America secrets, we’re giving you a behind-the-scenes look at our home base that is, SFO Terminal 2. We’ll let you in on a few hidden gems...

Photo of passengers on board a Virgin America plane.

Welcome back to Virgin America Secrets: In-Flight Edition. This week we’ll be dishing more exclusive inflight intel including: first flight honors, how to become the master of your melodies and the...

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Working for an airline, everyone always wants to know the inside scoop. “When is the best time to book? Are there sales coming up? How do I get free upgrades? Does...