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  1. States With Scariest Death Taxes - Estate Taxes, Inheritance TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online

    ... has the best track record for sticking to its schedule. Over the past year, 86% of its flights were on time. Virgin America gets your bags to your destination more often than any other airline. In the past year, the airline has lost only 1.21 bags ...


  2. Giants Fans Celebrate Win Aboard Virgin FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area

    When Pablo Sandoval caught the last out to win the 2014 World Series for the San Francisco Giants, Virgin America Flight VX717 took notice.


  3. Virgin America passengers celebrate S.F. Giants World Series win at 35,000 feetRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Business Journal

    On Wednesday night, San Francisco Giants fans cheered the team's World Series victory on Virgin America flight VX717 from Dallas Love Field to San Francisco International Airport . San Francisco Giants fans celebrated the team's World Series victory on Virgin America flight VX717 from Dallas Love Field to San Francisco International Airport .


  4. Should airlines provide screens or just Wi-Fi?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    ... revenue by letting passengers buy food, drinks and entertainment with a touch of the screen. Passengers on Virgin America, for example, can swipe a credit card on the seat-back system at takeoff and keep a tab open for an entire flight. Airlines ...


  5. Millennials Are Influencing Digital Travel Trends More Than EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... in just a few simple clicks on their smartphone. Not all companies are jumping on the app bandwagon. Virgin America has chosen instead to focus their efforts on optimizing their website to be responsive instead. And thanks to Millennials, which ...


  6. American, US Airways to merge frequent-flier programs in the springRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Dallas Morning News

    ... something they've explored and all of their main rivals and smaller airlines, such as JetBlue Airways and Virgin America, are doing it," Harteveldt said. "American will be compelled to do so not only because of the revenue but Wall Street will force ...


  7. Gogo, United on Poor In-Flight Wi-Fi Connectivity: Relief Is ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Re/code

    ... on a service that will provide speeds of 100 Mbps,in the next six months. Gogo's airline partners include Virgin America, American Airlines and Delta. While United offers its own Wi-Fi service, the airline recently announced a deal to have Gogo ...


  8. New York, New York: Virgin America Touches Down At LaGuardiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Digital Post Production

    ... when travelling from the East Coast, with now up to 20 flights departing the metropolitan area each day. Virgin America has already built a loyal following of bi-coastal flyers with its nonstop flights from LAX and SFO to International Airport (JFK) ...


  9. Virgin America today launches Dallas Love Field flights to New York's LaGuardia with a fare saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Dallas Morning News

    Sir Richard Branson attended the Virgin America Dallas Love Field Launch Celebration at the House of Blues in Dallas on Oct. 13. Virgin America today launched its four daily nonstop flights between Dallas Love Field and New York's LaGuardia Airport with a fare sale. Virgin America 's "Go Nonstop to the Big Apple" sale offers fares starting at $89 one way for seats in the main cabin when bought 21 days in advance.


  10. Virgin America begins its four daily flights to LaGuardia from Love FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Business Journal

    Virgin America started flying four non-stops from Dallas Love Field to New York's LaGuardia Airport Tuesday, a continuation of the airline's post Wright Amendment expansion. The airline is offering special fares for the new route starting at $89 on its website, not counting taxes and fees.


  11. 5 Things American Airlines Group, Inc.'s Management Wants You to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The Motley Fool

    ... up of Love Field in Dallas for long-haul flights. This will give Southwest Airlines (and to a lesser extent, Virgin America) the ability to compete more effectively with American Airlines' massive Dallas-Fort Worth hub. Back in July, American's ...


  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... entertainment to passengers' smartphones, tablets, and computers. Airlines such as Jetblue, Southwest, and Virgin America, which operate a single type of aircraft, are able to roll out tech upgrades faster than legacy carriers that have fleets of ...


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    Monday Oct 27 | The Washington Post

    ... before arrival time free of charge. Business has been booming at Reagan National, and with airlines such as Virgin America, Southwest and JetBlue now offering expanded flight options, parking is often an issue for travelers. According to recent ...


  14. 5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending October 26, 2014Read the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Skift

    ... 21, the airline was crowned Best U.S. Airline by CondA Nast Traveler's 2014 Readers' Choice Awards. Virgin America announced this win with a fun group portrait of its animated crew on Instagram. Concurrently, Virgin America announced it on ...


  15. China Airlines enhances flight network with StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The China Post

    China Airlines , Taiwan's largest carrier, said Monday that it has launched code-share services with United States-based airline Virgin America to boost its flight network within the U.S. Starting the previous day, travelers taking CAL flights to Los Angeles and San Francisco can take advantage of the service to extend their travel to other American cities. There are a total of 17 flight destinations under the code-share agreement, including New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Seattle, Dallas and Las Vegas, according to CAL.


  16. Just When You Thought the Airline Customer Experience Couldn't Get WorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | TMCnet

    ... by not charging for such calls and promoting that fact. Think here of companies like JetBlue, Southwest and Virgin America. My hope is that an outcry over this will work and the current offenders cease and desist. For those with a longish memory you ...


  17. 's Best Brands in Travel Index for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | PSFK

    ... vertical, so be sure to check out some of these innovative offerings when you book your next trip: Airline : Virgin America - The carrier is offering up a bunch on innovative new services including the Here on Biz app, which connects travelers with ...


  18. Consumer Traveler Newsletter - October 26, 2014Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 26 |

    ... Do frequent flier miles trump customer service? Forgive me. Though there have been sales on JetBlue and Virgin America, I booked on US Airways and American Airlines in pursuit of elite status. Stranded overnight twice on one weekend trip, and it's ...


  19. How Customer Service Experts Like Apple, Virgin, Zingerman's Bend TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 |

    ... via the Apple Store app, so you get devoted, no-wait time even within their hectic retail environment. 6. Virgin America doesn't restrict passengers to set meal times. You can order (and pay for) food at any time during the flight other than ...


  20. BTS: August US airlines job report shows monthly loss, 1% yearly gainRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Air Transport World

    ... year-over-year, to 3,774 FTE positions. Frontier Airlines was up 7.9%, to 3,832 FTE positions, followed by Virgin America (up 3.8%, to 2,508 FTE positions), JetBlue (up 3.5%, to 13,456 FTE positions) and Southwest Airlines (up 1.3%, to 45,569 FTE ...