Traveler Alerts

Extended TSA Security Wait Times 

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Travelers departing Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) are encouraged to allow extra time to clear TSA security during the peak summer travel season. Current security wait times can be viewed on the TSA website here.

TSA Pre® Enrollment

Friday, June 26, 2015

Extended hours for TSA Pre® Enrollment:

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has extended summer hours for TSA Pre✓® enrollment at 12 locations, making it easier for travelers to complete the application process. Travelers can schedule an early morning or late afternoon appointment at Washington Reagan International Airport (DCA), Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA) or Denver International Airport (DEN). Off-airport site locations are also available in NYC, San Jose, San Francisco, Raleigh, Los Angeles-Glendale, Seattle, downtown Chicago, or Alexandria, Virginia. Interested travelers are encouraged to join TSA Pre✓® or if you’re an international traveler, CBP’s Global Entry (also entitling you to Pre✓® screening benefits) as it allows for a faster and more effortless screening process. For more information, visit:

LAX and JFK Runway Construction Summer 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will resume federally mandated Runway Safety Area improvements on June 27, 2015.  JFK International Airport (JFK) is also performing similar federally mandated runway safety improvements. The JFK project is expected to conclude in September 2015 and the current phase of the LAX project is expected to conclude in October 2015.  As a result of runway closures during the construction period, guests may experience flight delays during peak travel periods and/or unfavorable weather conditions at JFK and LAX. Virgin America guests traveling to or from JFK or LAX during the runway construction period are encouraged to sign up for Flight Alerts and to check their Flight Status