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August 10, 2009

Happy Second Birthday, Virgin America! 12 of Our Favorite VX Pics

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Virgin America Air Colbert N621VA taxis to the gate at LAX

Hard to believe it’s been two years since their first flight, but this past Saturday, America’s favorite Branson-owned airline celebrated its second birthday. From “Air Colbert” to the stars-and-stripes winglets, spotters have always enjoyed catching the various members of Virgin America’s fleet. Here is a birthday card, in the form of a dozen of our favorite Virgin America photos in no particular order, compiled from Flickr.

On board first ever Virgin America flight, VX001, JFK-SFO. Photo by Johnny Vulcan

On board first ever Virgin America flight, VX001, JFK-SFO. (Photo by Johnny Vulcan)


Sir Richard Branson hanging out after the inaugural flight from JFK arrives at SFO. (Photo by James Castañeda)


One of Virgin’s A319s, N524VA, lifts off from LAS as flight 770 to SFO. (Photo by gTarded)


My Other Ride’s a Spaceship, aka N635VA. (Photo by David Vo)


Virgin America A320 buzzes Alcatraz during a flyby for San Francisco Fleet Week. (Photo by Mathieu Thouvenin)

Unicorn Chaser, aka N626VA, pays a visit to JFK.

Unicorn Chaser, aka N626VA, pays a visit to JFK. (Photo by Josh Hallett)

N624VA gets pushed back at SFO

N624VA gets pushed back at SFO. (Photo by Quinn Norton)


The sky awaits. (Photo by Johnny Vulcan)

The Entourage logo-jet lifts off from LAS.)

The Entourage logo-jet, N628VA, lifts off from Las Vegas (LAS). (Photo by gTarded)

Soothing. Photo by Crystal Ginn.

Soothing. (Photo by Crystal Ginn)

Unicorn Chaser on a very blue day.

Unicorn Chaser on a very blue day. (Photo by Zach Graves)

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