Virgin America Announces 48 Hour Fare Sale for Winter Travel

Airline Offers Unbelievably Low Fares from $39 SFO-LAX and $99 IAD-LAX, BOS-SFO or JFK-LAX*

San Francisco – September 28, 2009 – Virgin America, the California-based airline, today announced a 48-hour fare sale featuring even lower fares on the airline that’s reinventing flying. Guests are encouraged to book today and see for themselves why Virgin America was named “Best Domestic Airline” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards for the second consecutive year by over 20,000 readers. Virgin America is offering amazingly low one-day advance purchase fares to all of its destinations for travel between December 29, 2009 and February 28, 2010.*

Virgin America offers innovative amenities that appeal to today’s tech-savvy travelers, like touch-screen entertainment, power outlets at every seat and fleetwide Gogo® In-flight Internet. In May, the airline became the first to offer WiFi on every flight. In November, Virgin America teamed up with Google to give holiday flyers the gift of free in-flight WiFi through January 15, 2010. The airline operates one of the youngest fleets in the U.S. and its mood-lit, custom-designed cabins feature Red™ — the most advanced entertainment system in the skies. Red’s seatback platform offers 25 films, live TV, interactive Google Maps, music videos, videogames, and an on-demand menu that allows guests to order what they want, when they want it.

Tickets are on sale today on Virgin America’s website (www.virginamerica.com) and at 1.877.FLY.VIRGIN (1.877.359.8474).** Tickets must be purchased by December 29, 2009, and travel must occur between December 29, 2009 and February 28, 2010.*

Markets:

 

1-Day Advance Purchase

1-Day Advance Purchase

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday December 29, 2009 – February 28, 2010

Friday and Sunday December 29, 2009 – February 28, 2010

 

 

 

 

Boston

San Francisco

$99

$109

Boston

Los Angeles

$99

$109

 

 

 

 

New York

Las Vegas

$99

$109

New York

Los Angeles

$99

$109

New York

San Francisco

$99

$109

 

 

 

 

Dulles

Los Angeles

$99

$109

Dulles

San Francisco

$99

$109

 

 

 

 

Fort Lauderdale

San Francisco

$99

$109

Fort Lauderdale

Los Angeles

$99

$109

 

 

 

 

San Francisco

Los Angeles

$39

$49

San Francisco

Las Vegas

$39

$49

San Francisco

Orange County

$39

$49

San Francisco

San Diego

$39

$49

 

 

 

 

Seattle

San Francisco

$49

$59

Seattle

Los Angeles

$59

$69

 

 

 

 

Boston

Seattle***

$99

$109

Boston

Las Vegas***

$99

$109

Boston

San Diego***

$99

$109

Boston

Orange County***

$99

$109

 

 

 

 

New York

San Diego***

$99

$109

New York

Seattle***

$99

$109

New York

Orange County***

$99

$109

 

 

 

 

Dulles

San Diego***

$99

$109

Dulles

Seattle***

$99

$109

Dulles

Las Vegas***

$99

$109

Dulles

Orange County***

$99

$109

 

 

 

 

Fort Lauderdale

Seattle** *

$99

$109

Fort Lauderdale

Las Vegas***

$99

$109

Fort Lauderdale

San Diego***

$99

$109

Fort Lauderdale

Orange County***

$99

$109

 

 

 

 

Seattle

Las Vegas***

$59

$69

Seattle

San Diego***

$59

$69

Seattle

Orange County***

$59

$69

Virgin America flies to San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Seattle, Las Vegas, San Diego, Boston, Orange County and Fort Lauderdale. The airline currently offers daily flights from: SFO to LAX, SFO to JFK, SFO to SAN, SFO to IAD, SFO to LAS, LAX to JFK, LAX to IAD, SFO to SEA, SEA to LAX, JFK to LAS, BOS to LAX, BOS to SFO, SFO to SNA and LAX to FLL and SFO to FLL.

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Media Contact: Patricia Condon (650) 906-8147 / patricia.condon@virginamerica.com

EDITORS NOTE: Virgin America is a U.S. controlled and operated airline and an entirely separate company from Virgin Atlantic. Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is a minority share investor in Virgin America.

About Virgin America: Headquartered in California and launched in August 2007, Virgin America is one of the fastest growing start-up U.S. airlines of all time and currently employs over 1500 people. Virgin America offers guests attractive fares and a host of innovative features aimed at reinventing air travel. The airline’s base of operations is San Francisco International Airport’s modern International Terminal. The airline’s new aircraft offer interactive in-flight entertainment systems and power outlets near every seat for electronic gear. Virgin America offers in-flight internet service on every flight and hosts the largest in-flight entertainment library in the U.S. skies via its touch-screen Red™ seatback system. The airline was named "Best Domestic Airline” in the Condé Nast Traveler 2008 and 2009 Readers’ Choice Awards and in Travel + Leisure’s 2008 and 2009 World’s Best Awards. For more please visit: www.virginamerica.com

* Terms and Conditions: All Main Cabin fares are one-way and require a 1-day advance purchase. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Tickets must be purchased by 11:59pm 12.29.09. Travel must occur between 12.29.09 and 02.28.10. Blackout dates are 01.02.10, 01.03.10, 02.12.10, and 02.15.10. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights. Flight may not operate daily during off-peak periods. Changes or cancellations can be made for a $75 fee if changes are made on Virgin America’s website (www.virginamerica.com) or a $100 fee through all other channels, including the call center and at the airport, plus any increase in fare, if applicable. Guests who no-show without a change or cancel prior to the scheduled departure time will forfeit the amount of this fare. In addition, any future flights booked in the same reservation will also be canceled and the fare will be forfeited. Tickets purchased from Virgin America through our reservation call center will cost an additional $15 per guest per itinerary. Any added cost associated with purchasing tickets from Virgin America through our reservation call center will be non-refundable. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 each way, September 11th Security Fees of up to $5 each way and a Federal Segment Tax of $3.60 per domestic segment. A segment is a takeoff and landing. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly or partially used ticket. Fares, routes, fees and schedules are subject to change without notice. Virgin America will accept one (1) piece of checked baggage up to 70 pounds for $20 for each ticketed guest. The fee per guest for each additional checked bag up to 50 pounds from the second (2) to the tenth (10) is $20. Additional fees apply to baggage exceeding these weight limitations, and other baggage restrictions may apply.

**Any guest calling within the United States has access to a complimentary telecommunication relay service by dialing 711. For more information, go to: http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/telecomm.asp

***Indicates connecting flights
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