A Century of Flight

Posted by Sean H. on 02.27.14

Photo courtesy of Brian Blanco/AP Images for IATA On January 1, 2014, commercial aviation marked its 100th anniversary. In 1914, an industry was born when Tony Jannus flew a Benoist airboat from St. Petersburg, Fla., across the bay to Tampa, a 23-minute journey with only a single paying passenger, Abraham C. Pheil. And what a...

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SWEETEN THE SKIES WITH HUMPHRY SLOCOMBE

Posted by Virgin America on 02.20.14

Virgin America is sweetening the skies with local mile-high flavors created by San Francisco creamery Humphry Slocombe. Chill out at 35,000 feet with three new local additions made exclusively for Virgin America guests. Help us taste test the new flavors at the Humphry Slocombe ice cream cart when you take off from San Francisco International...

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#PlanePitch Perfect

Posted by Sean H. on 02.19.14

One of the things I feel makes Virgin America unique is the potential to socialize on our flights. Don’t get me wrong, because every now and then I love to put my headphones on and zone out to an on-demand film on Red™. But with our Seat-to-Seat Delivery Feature and Seat-to-Seat chat functions, guests are...

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Plane Spoken

Posted by Madhu U. on 02.14.14

All industries use specialized jargon that’s indecipherable to the outside world. The airline industry is no different. In fact, some might say the airline industry is more prone to using dense jargon than most. To help you understand this business we love, we’ve put together a by-no-means comprehensive list of some of the more interesting...

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Boo’s Tips for Finding a Valentine

Posted by Sean H. on 02.13.14

This Valentine’s Day, we’ve enlisted the help of our Official Pet Liaison Boo to provide some tips on finding a Valentine at 35,000 feet.  1.    Scout onboard cuties Being more than one foot tall can help. Otherwise, see if a four-legged friend or a human can help. 2.     Make your introduction With Virgin America’s...

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CHEAT SHEET | DALLAS

Posted by Madhu U. on 02.07.14

It’s time for our next installment of CHEAT SHEETS. We’ve teamed up with Chefs Feed, the Webby Award-winning food guide powered by chef recommendations, to provide you with a regular blog series of menu recommendations for what to eat and drink while you’re visiting a few of our favorite cities. Be sure to download the...

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