Alaska Airlines Blog


Photo of Virgin America Airbus 321neo aircraft in the sky

If you’ve stopped by lately, you may have noticed a shiny new seat map when you select a seat during the booking check-out process (pictured below). If so, you’ve just caught the first glimpse of our brand new Airbus A321 Neo aircraft.  We are putting the finishing touches on them right now in Hamburg and they are on track to start flying across the Virgin America network starting late May, 2017 – with all… Read More

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 on the side of our aircraft if you’ve ever seen one of our planes up close from an airport window. Or maybe you’ve heard one of our InFlight Teammates announcing the name onboard one of our flights. If you’re Sir Richard… Read More