Virgin America Announces New Flights/Expanded Summer Schedule

New Daily Frequencies Added to Five of the Airline's Seven Markets

San Francisco, Calif. - April 29, 2008 - Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing domestic air travel and making flying good again, today announced an expanded summer flying schedule for 2008. With additional frequencies starting as soon as May 11, Virgin America will add flights between Washington Dulles (IAD) and Los Angeles International (LAX), IAD and San Francisco International (SFO), New York Kennedy International (JFK) and LAX, JFK and SFO, and SFO and Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA) airports. These schedule additions will be in effect through Jan. 6, 2009.

"We are seeing an overwhelming response to our new airline from the traveling public, so we're adding service to meet demand in time for the busy summer travel season," said Virgin America President and CEO David Cush. "We think guests will like our attractive fares, the unique and upscale in-flight experience, and now, more conveniently-timed schedule choices."

Beginning May 11, Virgin America will offer two additional flights on its IAD-LAX schedule (new flights marked by asterisk):

  • IAD-LAX flight, departing at 7:50am, arriving at 10:15am
  • NEW daily IAD-LAX flight, departing at 4:55pm, arriving at 7:25pm*
  • IAD-LAX flight, departing at 7:55pm, arriving at 10:25pm
  • NEW daily LAX-IAD flight, departing at 8:00am, arriving at 4:00pm*
  • LAX-IAD flight, departing at 11:00am, arriving at 7:00pm
  • LAX-IAD flight, departing at 10:35pm, arriving at 6:35am next day

Beginning May 18, Virgin America will offer two additional flights on its IAD-SFO schedule (new flights marked by asterisk):

  • IAD-SFO flight, departing at 7:00am, arriving at 9:35am
  • NEW daily IAD-SFO flight departing at 5:15pm, arriving at 7:55pm*
  • IAD-SFO flight, departing at 8:40pm, arriving at 11:15pm
  • NEW daily SFO-IAD flight departing at 7:45am, arriving at 3:55pm*
  • SFO-IAD flight departing at 11:30am, arriving at 7:45pm
  • SFO-IAD flight departing at 9:35pm, arriving at 5:55am next day

Beginning June 10, Virgin America will offer two additional flights on its JFK-SFO schedule (new flights marked by asterisk):

  • JFK-SFO flight departing at 7:00am, arriving at 10:20am
  • JFK-SFO flight departing at 9:15am, arriving at 12:35pm
  • NEW daily JFK-SFO flight departing at 10:55am, arriving at 2:05pm*
  • JFK-SFO flight departing at 4:40pm, arriving at 10:20pm
  • JFK-SFO flight departing at 7:50pm, arriving at 11:10pm
  • SFO-JFK flight departing at 7:10am, arriving at 3:45pm
  • SFO-JFK flight departing at 10:20am, arriving at 6:55pm
  • SFO-JFK flight departing at 1:35pm, arriving at 10:15pm
  • NEW daily SFO-JFK flight departing at 3:20pm, arriving at 11:55pm*
  • SFO-JFK flight departing at 11:15pm, arriving at 7:50am next day

Beginning June 20, Virgin America will offer two additional flights on its JFK-LAX schedule (new flights marked by asterisk)

  • JFK-LAX flight departing at 7:30am, arriving at 10:35am
  • JFK-LAX flight departing at 9:40am, arriving at 12:45pm
  • NEW daily JFK-LAX flight departing at 11:30am, arriving at 2:25pm*
  • JFK-LAX flight departing at 5:05pm, arriving at 8:30pm
  • JFK-LAX flight departing at 7:20pm, arriving at 10:45pm
  • LAX-JFK flight departing at 7:15am, arriving at 3:45pm
  • LAX-JFK flight departing at 9:55am, arriving at 6:25pm
  • LAX-JFK flight departing at 1:45pm, arriving at 10:15pm
  • NEW daily LAX-JFK flight departing at 3:25pm, arriving at 11:55pm*
  • LAX-JFK flight departing at 9:25pm, arriving at 5:55am next day

Beginning June 26, Virgin America will offer will offer four additional flights on its SFO-SEA schedule (new flights marked by asterisk):

  • NEW SFO-SEA flight departing at 6:45am and arriving at 8:40am*
  • SFO-SEA flight departing at 9:05am, arriving at 11:00am
  • NEW SFO-SEA flight departing at 1:35pm, arriving at 3:30pm*
  • SFO-SEA flight departing at 4:25pm, arriving at 6:20pm
  • SFO-SEA flight departing at 8:15pm, arriving at 10:10pm
  • SEA-SFO flight departing at 7:15am, arriving at 9:20am
  • NEW SEA-SFO flight departing at 9:25am, arriving at 11:30am*
  • SEA-SFO flight departing at 11:50am, arriving at 1:55pm
  • NEW SEA-SFO flight departing at 4:15pm, arriving at 6:20pm*
  • SEA-SFO flight departing at 6:00pm, arriving at 8:05pm

Tickets are on sale on Virgin America's website (www.virginamerica.com) and at 1.877.FLY.VIRGIN (1.877.359.8474).Virgin America currently flies to seven cities with daily flights from: SFO to LAX, SFO to JFK, SFO to SAN, SFO to IAD, SFO to LAS, SFO to SEA, LAX to JFK, LAX to IAD and LAX to SEA.

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Media Contact:

Abby Lunardini, Director of Corporate Communications - 650.533.7576 / abby.lunardini@virginamerica.com

About Virgin America: 
Launched in August 2007, Virgin America is a new U.S. airline that will serve as many 30 cities within its first five years. Virgin America's base of operations is San Francisco International Airport's ultra-modern International Terminal. The airline's new Airbus A320-family aircraft offer guests interactive in-flight entertainment systems, power outlets for laptops and other electronic gear, and a host of other innovative features aimed at making flying good again. Zagat's 2007 Airlines Survey ranked the airline #1 among U.S. carriers for quality in First Class and #2 for quality in Coach. To learn more, visit:www.virginamerica.com