Virgin America Announces The Holiday Fare Sale

Celebrate the Season with Festive Fares — From $59 SFO to LAX and $139 JFK to LAX*

San Francisco —Dec. 2, 2008 — Virgin America, the California-based airline that is on a mission to make flying good again, today announced the “Holiday Fare Sale” for travel to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York, Washington D.C., San Diego, and Seattle. To spread comfort and joy, the award-winning new airline is offering fares so nice — they may almost be naughty.

Spread peace and goodwill with the gift of comfortable, upscale travel for less — Virgin America offers something for everyone on your list. Grab a seat and unwrap some of the carrier’s unique inflight amenities — from delicious food and drinks on-demand, to the most advanced touch-screen entertainment system in the domestic skies.

Now serving seven cities and with fresh menu items and shaken cocktails onboard, Virgin America offers guests unrivalled amenities and boasts the youngest fleet in the U.S. The aircraft feature power outlets near every seat and the Red™ Inflight Entertainment system, which allows guests to control their own experience, with a food ordering system, 30 films, seat-to-seat chat, the ability to create a play-list from 3,000 MP3s, videogames, and live TV — all accessed via seatback touch-screen or remote control.

Make sure to get in on the giving before the season is over. Tickets are on sale today on Virgin America’s website ( and at 1.877.FLY.VIRGIN (1.877.359.8474). Tickets must be purchased by December 11, 2008. Travel must commence on or after January 6, 2009, and all travel must be completed by March 1, 2009.

Sample one-way fares for non-stop travel in our Main Cabin between the following cities, from: 

$59* San Francisco (SFO) - Los Angeles (LAX)
San Francisco (SFO) - Las Vegas (LAS)
San Francisco (SFO) - San Diego (SAN)
San Francisco (SFO) - Seattle (SEA)
$69* Los Angeles (LAX) - Seattle (SEA)
$139* Washington, D.C. (IAD) - San Francisco (SFO)
Washington, D.C. (IAD) - Los Angeles (LAX)
$139* New York (JFK) - Las Vegas (LAS)
New York (JFK) - San Francisco (SFO)
New York (JFK) - Los Angeles (LAX)

Sample one-way fares for connecting travel in Main Cabin between the following cities, from:

$89* Seattle (SEA) - San Diego (SAN)
Seattle (SEA) - Las Vegas (LAS)
$149* New York (JFK) - San Diego (SAN)
New York (JFK) - Seattle (SEA)
$149* Washington, D.C. (IAD) - San Diego (SAN)
Washington, D.C. (IAD) - Seattle (SEA)
Washington, D.C. (IAD) - Las Vegas (LAS)

Virgin America currently flies to seven cities - San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, Las Vegas and San Diego. There are available 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, LAX to SEA and non-stop JFK to LAS.

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Virgin America: Abby Lunardini, (650) 533-7576/

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:
Launched in August 2007, Virgin America is a California-based airline that offers guests attractive fares and a host of innovative features aimed at reinventing air travel. Virgin America’s base of operations is San Francisco International Airport’s ultra-modern and convenient International Terminal. The airline’s new Airbus A320-family aircraft offer interactive in-flight entertainment systems and power outlets for electronic gear. In October 2008, Virgin America was named “Best Domestic Airline in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. In July 2008, Virgin America was named “Best Domestic Airline” in Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. To learn more:

*Terms and Conditions: All Main Cabin fares are one way. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Tickets must be purchased by 12/11/08. Travel must commence on or after 01/06/09 and be completed by 03/01/09. Blackout dates do not apply. Changes or cancellations can be made for a $75 fee, plus any increase in fare if applicable. Tickets purchased from Virgin America through our reservation call centers will cost an additional $10 per guest per itinerary. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights. Fares, routes, fees and schedules are subject to change without notice. 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 $3.50 per domestic segment. A segment is a takeoff and landing. Fares may include a fuel surcharge. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly or partially used ticket. Fares are not applicable to check-through connecting flights for city pairs where direct flights are offered. Virgin America will accept one piece of checked baggage up to 70 pounds free of charge for each ticketed guest. The fee per guest for a second checked bag up to 50 pounds is $25.00, and for each additional checked bag of up to 50 pounds is $50.00. Additional fees apply to baggage exceeding these weight limitations, and other baggage restrictions may apply. Flight may not operate daily during off-peak periods.