Virgin America Announces Go! 2009 Fare Sale

San Francisco —Jan. 6, 2009 — Virgin America, the California-based airline that is on a mission to make flying good again, today announced the Go! 2009 Fare Sale with refreshingly low fares on the carrier’s new, award-winning service. Make a fresh start in 2009 and get ready to go on a different kind of airline, with incredibly low “GO!” fares on travel through June 10, 2009* to all of Virgin America’s destination cities.

A new year deserves a new kind of flying experience, and now is the time for travelers get a move on and grab one of Virgin America’s posh leather seats for less. The new carrier is reinventing domestic air travel with topnotch service, the latest technology, and upscale amenities, including custom-designed seats with a deeper, more comfortable pitch, standard power outlets near every seat, moodlighting, and a seatback Red™ entertainment platform that offers touch-screen food ordering (delicious meals, snacks and even shaken cocktails are available for order from your seatback). In its first year flying, Virgin America was voted “Best Domestic Airline” in both Condé Nast Traveler’s 2008 Readers’ Choice Awards and Travel + Leisure’s 2008 World’s Best Awards.

Don’t procrastinate — this kind of deal will not be around forever. 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 January 20, 2009. Travel must commence on or after Jan. 7, 2009 and be completed by June 10, 2009.*

$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* Boston (BOS) - San Francisco (SFO)
Boston (BOS) - Los Angeles (LAX)
$139* New York (JFK) - Las Vegas (LAS)
New York (JFK) - San Francisco (SFO)
New York (JFK) - Los Angeles (LAX)
$139* Washington, D.C. (IAD) - San Francisco (SFO)
Washington, D.C. (IAD) - 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* Boston (BOS) - San Diego (SAN)
Boston (BOS) - Seattle (SEA)
$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 offers 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, JFK to LAS and as of Feb. 12, 2009 — BOS to LAX and BOS to SFO.**

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Media Contact:

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. The RED™ entertainment system allows guests to control their own flight experience with food and drinks, the latest Hollywood movies, thousands of MP3s, and live television all available on demand from the seatback. Already launched on four aircraft, by the second quarter of 2009 the carrier will be the first U.S. airline to offer Gogo inflight internet service fleetwide. 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 01/20/09.Travel must commence on or after 01/07/09 and be completed by 06/10/09. **Boston service begins 02/12/09. 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 $3.60 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.