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2014-04-22 16:21:42

Virgin America Teammate Volunteers Join Restoration Projects Across the U.S. for a Day of Stewardship in Celebration of Earth Day 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the only California-based airline, teamed up with environmental science education program NatureBridge for Earth Day 2014. Virgin America teammate volunteers pitched in at Rodeo Beach in the Marin Headlands to help clean up the shoreline, remove invasive plants and preserve the area's...

2014-04-09 08:22:32

Gogo Also to Trial new 2Ku and Global Xpress Technologies on Select International Aircraft ITASCA, Ill., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading aircraft communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announces today that it plans on rolling out Wi-Fi on Air Canada's entire North American fleet in May. The agreement also provides for future type-testing of Gogo satellite solutions for Wi-Fi on international flights. The international trials will...

2014-04-08 12:20:58

SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for March 2014 and the first three months of the year. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) rose 2.2 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 2.7 percent higher than in the same month in 2013. Load factor was 84 percent, down 0.4 points from March 2013. The number of onboard passengers increased 6.4 percent over the same month...

2014-04-08 08:21:25

Expects New Technology to Outperform Other Connectivity Solutions in the Global Commercial Aviation Market ITASCA, Ill., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading aircraft communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announces the next step in its technology roadmap for global connectivity - 2Ku. Gogo expects this new technology to outperform other global connectivity solutions currently available in the market. Japan Airlines is expected to...

2014-04-07 12:22:12

California-based Airline Ranked #1 for Second Consecutive Year in Academic Review of Airline Performance Data SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second straight year, Virgin America was named the top-ranked airline in the Airline Quality Rating (AQR), an annual analysis of airline performance conducted by Wichita State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Based on publicly reported data all carriers must submit to the U.S. Department of...

2014-04-07 12:22:08

Award-Winning Airline Adds Second Daily Flight between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, today announces that it will expand its schedule to two daily nonstop roundtrips between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and its home base at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) as of July 8, 2014. Known...

2014-04-03 12:20:11

April 7 Announcement in Washington, D.C., Breaks Down U.S. Airlines Based on Customer Complaints, Baggage Handling, On-Time Arrivals and Denied Boarding WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The results of the 24th annual national Airline Quality Rating (AQR) ranking U.S. major carriers will be announced at 9:30 a.m., Monday, April 7, at a news conference at the National Press Club, Murrow Room, in Washington, D.C. Conducted annually by Dr. Brent Bowen, Dean of the College of...

2014-04-02 16:36:29

Dallas, Texas - April 2nd, 2014: AirVault today announced that Virgin America has licensed the AirVault Mx Records Management Solution to provide the carrier with a new, web-based aircraft maintenance record management system. The cloud-computing service offers the latest technology for managing the aircraft maintenance records for Virgin America's expanding, all new Airbus A320-family fleet, delivering increased efficiency, while enhancing safety and compliance. DALLAS, April 2,...

2014-03-26 08:21:37

Airline Reports Fourth Quarter Net Income of $14.2 Million and Operating Margin of 6.6 Percent SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reports its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Highlights -- Net Income: $14.2 million in net income, compared to a year ago quarterly loss of $25.0 million, an improvement of $39.1 million. -- Operating Revenue: Total operating revenue of $359.9 million, an...

2014-03-25 12:21:46

Customers on flights from Los Angeles to Tokyo and from Atlanta to Tokyo are the First to Enjoy Global Connectivity ITASCA, Ill., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the leading provider of in-flight communications services to the global aviation industry, announced today that the first aircraft of Delta's long-haul international fleet has gone live with Gogo's connectivity service. Passengers flying on Delta's 747-400 aircraft flying from Los Angeles to Tokyo and...