While a recent survey showed that a majority of passengers would give up an amenity for better in-flight WiFi, actually getting that better signal to the passenger is not an easy task. Last year, GoGo announced ATG-4, a higher bandwidth, higher capacity version of their existing network. Virgin America was the first carrier to launch […]
Virgin America becomes the second airline in the US to introduce fuel saving Sharklets. Want to name the plane?
The US DOT starts the year with nearly an extra $100,000 in the bank thanks to fines issued against Copa and Virgin America.
Virgin America is stepping up its efforts to deliver winter-weary New Yorkers to the desert.
Call it “Redwood 1”, “VRD 1” or “VX 1”, the number 1 in a flight number signifies a flagship flight, and this certainly is one of those. NYCAviation was very privileged to be on the inaugural flagship Virgin America flight 1 from San Francisco to Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA) on Tuesday. Click here to […]
On a plane named Mt. Hoodie, Virgin America on Tuesday launched service to Portlandia, err, Portland.
The US Department of Transportation on Monday awarded slots for four airlines to operate routes to Portland, San Juan, Austin and San Francisco out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
We sat down with Virgin America President and CEO David Cush to chat about the airline’s recent IT meltdown, their reputation for raucous route launches and how many people really use in-flight WiFi.
Virgin America launched its first service to Philadelphia on Wednesday, delivering its flying party from Los Angeles with the over-the-top flair Virgin is so well-known for.