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2011-05-25 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the new domestic airline that is reinventing travel, today launches its low-fare, upscale service to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), with daily nonstop flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO). With legacy airlines representing 98 percent of domestic departures at ORD, the airline hopes to inject some healthy competition into the market. Known for friendly...

2011-04-20 15:37:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the new airline that is anything but ordinary, today launches a social media-driven digital marketing campaign that invites flyers in its newest market to take the "Flight for Chicago Challenge." In February, the award-winning airline launched sales to its newest market of Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), with daily nonstop flights from both Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International...

2011-03-02 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 175th anniversary of Texas Independence Day, Virgin America announces some special offers to encourage Dallas-Fort Worth travelers to declare their independence from the old way of flying on the airline named best in the U.S. in Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards and Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards for the past three years. In addition to offering low fares from $99* (restrictions, taxes and fees applying) on Virgin...

2010-11-15 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America is teaming up with Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) to encourage "do-gooders" in its newest market to stand up for a good cause. The "Stand Up Dallas-Fort Worth" digital campaign urges flyers to tap their network of friends and family to raise awareness and funds for collaborative cancer research. With every unique donation of at least $5, entrants will score a 20 percent flight discount* with the airline that is known for standing up...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'