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2012-08-08 06:20:36

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the airline that has been reinventing flying since its August 2007 launch, today marks its fifth anniversary with festivities that celebrate the airline's continued job growth, network expansion and award-winning service. In honor of the young carrier's milestone, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee proclaims today (August 8, 2012), "Virgin America Day" in the City of San Francisco. As a thank you to its loyal flyers, Virgin America...

2012-07-12 02:20:32

SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing domestic air travel, took a trio of traveler awarded industry honors for best domestic airline, best low-cost airline and best staff service among North American competitors in the 2012 World Airline Awards. The global awards are based on a 10-month survey of millions of business and leisure travelers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090123/VIRGINAMERICALOGO) "This has...

2012-07-03 10:20:14

SAN FRANCISCO, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2012. With overall fuel costs higher by 47 percent year-over-year, the financial pressure of the airline's industry-leading capacity growth and a revenue shortfall associated with the carrier's transition to a new reservations system, Virgin America reported a first quarter operating loss of $49 million on revenues of $267 million. Top line growth continued to outpace the...

2012-06-13 10:20:10

SAN FRANCISCO, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the only California-based airline, today announces it is Premier Sponsor and Official Domestic Airline of the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival, which includes a variety of fan and flyer promotions as well as festival branding, online and print advertising as part of the partnership. With an unrivalled entertainment platform and a vast in-flight content library of more than 25 indie, foreign language and latest release films at every...

2012-06-11 10:21:16

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning U.S. airline, announces today that it is requesting U.S. Department of Transportation approval to place the Virgin Australia code on Virgin America services from Los Angeles to Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Fort Lauderdale, Philadelphia, Portland, Seattle and Washington D.C. Once approved, this will be the first-ever codeshare agreement for the California-based carrier, building on a 2009 interline agreement with...

2012-05-09 02:20:13

SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON and SYDNEY, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic Airways and Virgin Australia, today announce that all three award-winning Virgin airlines have joined forces for the first time ever to launch a joint entertainment, digital and out-of-home advertising campaign to convey the unique Virgin in-flight experience in the Los Angeles market and mark the airlines' global frequent flyer partnership. Known around the world for their stylish,...

2012-04-19 06:22:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning domestic airline, today announces the appointment of Jim Davis as the Company's new Vice President of Airports and Guest Services. With an impressive depth and breadth of experience in the airline industry that includes more than 25 years at Hawaiian Airlines, the former Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines, Davis will lead a critical function for Virgin America as the young airline continues its growth into new...

2012-03-09 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning California-based airline, today announces a new interline agreement with Korean Air (KE) - offering seamless travel on the networks of both carriers across their respective North American, Asian and South American routes. Korean Air marks the ninth interline partner for the rapidly expanding U.S. domestic airline. Virgin America has grown to 17 destinations, 148 flights a day and 2,500 teammates since...

2012-03-08 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the only California-based airline, today announces it is "The Official Airline Partner of the Los Angeles Clippers" now through the 2013-2014 season. The multi-year sponsorship will include a variety of fan and flyer promotions as well as in-arena, online and radio advertising as part of the partnership. With the largest in-flight entertainment library in the skies, Virgin America has become the airline of choice for sports fans....

2011-09-18 19:00:00

ATLANTA and SYDNEY, Sept. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Virgin Australia Airlines (ASX: VBA) today announced two major milestones of their recently approved joint venture: an expanded codesharing agreement on flights between the United States and Australia, and an enhanced customer experience in Los Angeles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101123/CL04792LOGO ) Codeshare service will be available for sale beginning Sept. 19, 2011, for travel...