Posts Tagged ‘Virgin America’
 

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Alaska Airlines Announces Three New Transcon Routes

Posted April 5, 2017 by NYCAviation Staff

Alaska Air has announced 3 new transcon routes that will use both their own and Virgin America aircraft.

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Misused Aviation Terms, Part 1: Airlines and Accidents

Posted March 30, 2017 by Phil Derner Jr.

Many terms are thrown around, whether it be by avgeeks, the news media or general public, that have official definitions aside from what is socially thought.

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The Forgotten Victims of Alaska Airlines Ending the Virgin America Brand

Posted March 23, 2017 by Phil Derner Jr.

With so many reactions being aired following Alaska Announcing the coming end of Virgin America, who stands to suffer the most?

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CLOSED: Winter Storm Stella Takes Aim at Northeastern US and Eastern Canada

Posted March 12, 2017 by NYCAviation Staff

Winter Storm Stella is taking aim at the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada early this week. We’ll have your latest updates on the storm and its impact on air travel here.

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West Coast Powerhouse: Alaska Airlines To Buy Virgin America

Posted April 4, 2016 by Stephanie Gehman

Early Monday morning, Alaska Airlines announced its intention to buy Virgin America in a cash purchase totaling $2.6 billion USD.

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Virgin America: Still the Best In Class?

Posted December 11, 2014 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Virgin America still maintains a clear edge; its product is competitive, and the vibe hasn’t been replicated elsewhere. But other airlines are taking aim.

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Southwest Airlines headquarters employees celebrate the end of the Wright Amendment at Dallas Love Field. (Photo: Southwest Airlines)
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More to Love: Southwest and Virgin America Launch New Service as Wright Amendment Ends

Posted October 14, 2014 by Gabe Andino

Southwest Airlines and Virgin America celebrated the inauguration of new non-stop service at Dallas Love Field on Monday as the Wright Amendment restrictions officially ended.

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Virgin America and GoGo To Announce New Hybrid WiFi System Today

Posted September 11, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

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 […]

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Virgin America To Become 2nd US Airline to Fly Sharklets; Needs Your Help Naming Aircraft

Posted March 11, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Virgin America becomes the second airline in the US to introduce fuel saving Sharklets. Want to name the plane?

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DOT Fines Copa And Virgin America For Tarmac Delays

Posted January 3, 2013 by Matt Molnar

The US DOT starts the year with nearly an extra $100,000 in the bank thanks to fines issued against Copa and Virgin America.

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