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Photo of people taking selfies with Virgin America snapchat filter - features a plane window withe the Virgin America logo.

As part of our mission to make flying fun again, Virgin America has today become the first airline to run always-on brand Snapchat GeoFilters over its airport terminals  (SFO, LAX, SEA,...

On April 4, 2016, Alaska Airlines and Virgin America announced their intention to merge, forming the West Coast’s premier airline. Since the announcement, many customers have had questions about the future...

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...