Virgin America Celebrates Fly Girls Premiere With Primetime Fare Sale
California’s Airline Offers “Ready for Their Close-up” Fares from $49 SFO-LAX and $119 JFK-LAX*
San Francisco – February 24, 2010 – Virgin America, the only California-based airline, today announced its “Primetime Fare Sale” to celebrate the launch of “Fly Girls,” the new television docu-series that takes a 360-degree look at the lives of five Virgin America in-flight teammates. The cast will be working the exclusive in-flight premiere of the show, which will take place at 35,000 feet on a Virgin America flight en route to Las Vegas on February 26, 2010. The series will make its network debut on The CW at 9:30pm on March 24, 2010. For exclusive new content from the show including interviews with the cast, visit Virgin America’s You Tube channel and Facebook page.
Guests are encouraged to book today and get the “Hollywood treatment” for less on the airline that was named best-in-class in the Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awardsand received top honors as“Best Domestic Airline” in the prestigious Travel + Leisure Annual World’s Best Awards readers’ survey. Virgin America’s new aircraft offer mood-lit cabins, custom-designed leather seats and Red™ — the most advanced entertainment system in the skies. Red’s seatback platform offers 25 films, live TV, Google Maps, music videos, videogames, and an on-demand menu that allows guests to order what they want, when they want it. In May 2009, Virgin America became the first airline to offer in-flight internet on every flight – and every flight offers power outlets at every seat to keep flyers connected.
Tickets are on sale today on the Web site (www.virginamerica.com) and at 1.877.FLY.VIRGIN (1.877.359.8474).** Tickets must be purchased by March 1, 2010 and travel must occur between March 10-June 20, 2010.*
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 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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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. Virgin America offers guests attractive fares and a host of innovative features aimed at reinventing air travel. 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 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards and Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards. For more: www.virginamerica.com
*Terms and Conditions: All Main Cabin fares are one-way and require a 14-day advance purchase. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Tickets must be purchased by 11:59pm 3.01.10. Travel must occur between 3.10.10 and 06.20.10. Fares are valid on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Higher sale fares are available on other days of the week. 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 Web site (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 $3.70 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 $25 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 $25. 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.