Tag: LAX

Announcing our Honorary Kid Captain

Posted by Monzie A. on 03.11.14

We have a lot of amazing Jetset Kids, but recently we noticed that one little guy was flying above the rest. Meet Chace, aspiring pilot, Virgin America super-fan and all around cool kid. On Thursday, Chace visited our #LAXLoft to get a look at some of “his” planes. What made this visit unique wasn’t that...

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Congratulations, Virgin Australia!

Posted by Madhu U. on 01.31.14

Our sister-branded airline Virgin Australia this week celebrated a very significant milestone, marking its tenth anniversary of international flying. From that first flight between Christchurch, New Zealand and Brisbane, Australia, Virgin Australia has grown to serve 16 international destinations. Virgin Australia launched in 2000 as Virgin Blue, operating two aircraft on a single route between...

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“The Right Amount of Wrong” in Las Vegas

Posted by Jill F. on 04.25.13

On Monday we kicked off our new nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Although we’re no strangers to either destination, Monday marked our first time pairing the two cities to the utter delight of L.A. bachelors and bachelorettes, foodies, clubbers, Cirque and Celine enthusiasts, and Papas who...

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I’m With the Band: A Music Fest On Flight 409

Posted by Jane S. on 10.04.12

We spiced up yesterday’s flight 409 from JFK to LAX with a little of what we do best—headlining in-flight entertainment. With the help of our partners at FILTER Magazine and Twonky, we kicked off L.A.’s Culture Collide festival at 35,000 feet on our special “I’m With The Band” flight, complete with mile-high DJ sets and...

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Getting Stripped at SSMF

Posted by John C. on 08.20.12

For the fourth year in a row, we’re proud to be the Official Airline of the Sunset Strip Music Festival, held each summer in West Hollywood, CA. If you’ve ever flown with us (and I hope you have) you may have noticed that we try to keep true to our musical heritage by threading a...

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Making the First-Ever Movie at 35,000 Feet

Posted by Jessica S. on 08.09.12

Being the first to do anything is difficult these days. What hasn’t been done? So when I initially heard that all three Virgin airlines and Virgin Produced would be working together on a unified campaign, part of which included creating the first-ever movie filmed at 35,000 feet I thought: “Now that’s innovative!” Then came the fine print:...

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