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  1. How Terrible In-Flight Wi-Fi Will Finally Become A Thing Of The PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fast Company

    In November 2008, a company then known as Aircell hosted a launch party-a literal one. The in-flight broadband company now known as Gogo, after its flagship service, brought in reporters, YouTube celebrities, supporting actors from 30 Rock , and analysts to fly a small circuit on a Virgin America plane around San Francisco International Airport.

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  2. Options away raises $3.5 mlnRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PE Hub

    ... International, and Richard Downs, CEO of Iglu.com. New strategic investors include Don Carty, Chairman of Virgin America and former Chairman and CEO of AMR (the parent company of American Airlines). Also new to this round is Howard Tullman, CEO of ...

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  3. 14 tips for finding low airfares, 2015 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... tips on signing up for alerts with domestic airlines and international airlines . We signed up for Virgin America's frequent-flier program, and because we haven't yet flown with the airline, we've received many promo-code offers to give it a try. ...

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  4. Options Away Raises $3.5M in Series A Funding to Scale its Air Travel Big Data Solution WorldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... International, and Richard Downs, CEO of Iglu.com. New strategic investors include Don Carty, Chairman of Virgin America and former Chairman and CEO of AMR (the parent company of American Airlines). Also new to this round is Howard Tullman, CEO of ...

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  5. Grab bargain first-class fares nowRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... the front cabin to 30 cities across the country for less than $499, it's a bargain. One thing to note is that Virgin America is often more expensive than Delta, but less expensive than American. Its first class offers a bigger seat with more ...

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  6. Virgin America Adds Visa CheckoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MediaPost

    Virgin America is the first United States airline to integrate with Visa Checkout, a platform which does not require consumers to enter in credit card information while completing a purchase online or on a mobile device, proving that the airline industry continues to move quickly into the mcommerce sector. Customers wanting to pay for Virgin America flights, meals or services can now simply tap the Visa Checkout button to complete a purchase, making the process as streamlined as swiping a credit card.

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    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    ... and its fully-owned leasing business, Sahaab Aircraft Leasing (five aircraft). Sahaab has assets placed with Virgin America, SriLankan Airlines, and Jazeera Airways. Established in 2005, Jazeera Airways Group is a Kuwait Stock Exchange-listed ...

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  8. Thought Leaders in Internet of Things: Luke Schneider, CEO of SilvercarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    ... a page from the book of some of the best and the brightest groups in travel, namely the likes of W Hotels and Virgin America, and dramatically simplified it to provide a consistent, connected, and ultimately, more enjoyable experience for customers. ...

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  9. PHOTO: A new, little-known checked-bag policy at Delta could get you 2,500 bonus SkyMiles.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | ABC News

    ... did very well in the most recent government statistics for "mishandled" baggage, bested only by smaller Virgin America and JetBlue, and way ahead of American and United. This airline's baggage guarantee has been around for years now but not everyone ...

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  10. Dallas Love Field sees January traffic increase by nearly 50 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Dallas Morning News

    ... 2014 but saw its market share at Love Field drop 6 percentage points to 90.6 percent. The big gainer was Virgin America Inc., which moved its North Texas operations from D/FW Airport to Love Field on Oct. 13. The California airline captured 5.5 ...

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  11. $59+ O/W Spring Flights with Virgin AmericaRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | SmarterTravel

    March, April, and May travel to a handful of popular cities is now available with Virgin America. Among a few of the featured destinations are Austin, Dallas, Las Vegas, and San Francisco.

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  12. Airlines say little about possible plans for New York LaGuardiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Air Transport World

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey confirmed this week it is exploring altering the 1,500-mile perimeter rule at New York LaGuardia Airport, but most US carriers said it is too early to consider what could mean for their networks, with one exception: Virgin America . "We're very supportive of the move to lift restrictions at LaGuardia," Christie O'Toole, a spokeswoman for the Burlingame, California-based carrier, said in an email.

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  13. SFO-New York LaGuardia nonstops?Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | SFGate

    ... cities from landing at close in and convenient La Guardia airport. ( In late 2013, when San Francisco-based Virgin America snagged 12 slots at New York's popular (but creaky) La Guardia Airport (LGA) I began to wonder if it would launch an effort to ...

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  14. Sephora holds first sweepstakes on Snapchat to up social clout - Mobile Commerce DailyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Mobile Marketer

    ... as their payment method of choice, offering a streamlined checkout process for one-time and repeat purchases. Virgin America is the first United States airline to integrate with Visa Checkout, a platform which does not require consumers to enter in ...

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  15. Sabre Launches Three New, Data-driven Personalization Solutions,...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | ThomasNet

    Virgin America to deploy Customer Data and Experience solutions and industry-first Sabre Dynamic Retailer SOUTHLAKE, Texas - Sabre Corporation , a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry, today announced the launch of three new, powerful data-driven, personalization solutions, further solidifying the company's role as a leader in shaping the future of the airline industry. The three new solutions, Sabre's Customer Data Hub and Customer Experience Manager, and industry first, Dynamic Retailer, source insights on customers from multiple touch points and then use that data to create personalized, meaningful engagements with travelers.

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  16. Southwest adds 8 Dallas routes; Delta to get the boot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | USA Today

    ... all set to begin Aug. 9, will be to Boston, Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1BBrm51 Virgin America has a special check-in area in the ticket lobby for its First Class and Elevate Gold passengers. Southwest Airlines announced ...

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  17. Southwest adds 8 more destinations from Love FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... more gates at Love Field from United Airlines. Southwest now controls 18 of the 20 gates at Love Field with Virgin America operating out of the other two. "These new travel options and Southwest's low-fare competition will provide enormous benefits ...

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  18. Virgin America signs up as first airline to use Visa CheckoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Brand Republic

    Virgin America has partnered with Visa to use its Visa Checkout service, as it seeks to make its online commerce as frictionless as a physical card 'swipe'. The deal will see Visa's system added to the Virgin America website, which has recently had a major overhaul as part of its bid to be a "tech-forward" airline brand.

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  19. UPDATE 1-Gogo expects to benefit from rising demand for in-flight internetRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Reuters

    ... has been expanding that service overseas as well. The company, whose customers include American Airlines , Virgin America and Air Canada has been spending more on the expansion, for connectivity fees and regulatory approvals. Gogo, which also has a ...

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  20. The Best Global Airlines for On-Time Performance for January 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Skift

    ... ing at the top for U.S. airlines. Last month Alaska fell behind Delta Air Lines at number one and in front of Virgin America.

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