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Flight Review: Virgin America First Class, DAL-LAX/SFO-DAL


Editor's Note:  This flight review will eventually be part of a larger trip report series about our trip to California in May.  I am accelerating this post to provide more detail while the flight is fresh in my mind.
My wife's brother was getting married in L.A. in May, and we ...
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Why I Fly Virgin America to Hawaii

There are a lot of choices when you fly to the Hawaiian islands, but there is only one airline that will get your to Hawaii in true style, and that is Virgin America! Virgin America prides itself in making flying fun again, and its brand new A320s are among the best ways to get to the Hawaiian ...
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Virgin America's Los Angeles to Honolulu Inaugural Flight Review

Today Los Angeles lost their Virginity as Virgin America launched daily A320 service between Los Angeles and Honolulu this morning becoming Virgin America’s third daily flight to Hawaii after Maui and Honolulu were both launched from San Francisco in 2015. The new daily service will expand to ...

Virgin America Elevate Increases Bonus Points For Elite Members

Virgin America is enhancing their Elevate Frequent Flyer program for the better by giving Silver and Gold Elites more bonus miles per dollar spent on Virgin America Flights and allowing individuals to earn status based on flight segments! Starting immediately, every dollar spent will be earn 50% ...

Virgin America Announces New Service Between Los Angeles And Hawaii

Building on the success of the recent launch to Maui and Honolulu from San Francisco, Virgin America has announced they will expand further into the Hawaii market from their second largest hub in Los Angeles. Virgin America will fly daily trips to both Maui and Honolulu starting this spring with one ...

Virgin America Joins Citi Thankyou Transfer program

Virgin America has teamed up with Citi Thankyou to become the credit cards newest transfer partner, allowing US based card holders the opportunity to transfer Citi Thankyou points to the Virgin America Elevate program at a rate of 2 Thankyou points for every one Elevate point redeemed. This ...

The Fur Flies as Dallas-Delta-DOT-Southwest Catfight Rages


As we get closer to the appointed day in court to (hopefully) settle the Dallas Love Field soap opera, the fur has really started to fly as the various parties trade barbs in court filings.  I won't rehash the background in this post, but you can read my initial post on the ...
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Virgin America: Is DAL-AUS on the Chopping Block?


Virgin America currently operates 19 flights a day out of its two gates at Dallas Love Field.  It finished filling out its schedule with the somewhat controversial decision to operate five nonstops per day to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) effective at the end of April ...

Virgin America & Airbnb: Work Hard, Hawai’i Hard Contest

Virgin America is launching new service to the Hawaiian Islands this fall from their home in San Francisco and is celebrating with a Work Hard, Hawai’i Hard contest. Like most Virgin launches, the airline is taking a card from the Virgin playbook and Richard Branson and team will go big as ...

Lawsuits for Everyone! Dallas Asks Courts to Settle Love Field Quagmire


When we left off in the last episode of the Dallas/Delta/Southwest/Virgin America soap opera down at the end of Cedar Springs Road, Southwest had announced plans to ramp up Love Field flying to 180 departures per day by August.  Virgin America, meanwhile, decided that burning piles of ...
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2015 World's Best Airlines Announced

Skytrax has announced the World’s Best Airlines for 2015 at the Paris Airshow and to no surprise not a single carrier from North America was listed in the top 10 world’s best airline. Like most years, Asian and Middle Eastern carriers led the way as the World’s Best Airlines with ...

5 Virgin America Elevate Points Per Dollar with Avis Car Rentals

Virgin America is currently offering 5 elevate points per dollar on Avis car rentals of 5 days or longer when you use AWD number G600004! For shorter reservations, of 2 days or more Virgin will give you 3 elevate points for every dollar spent! This is a great way as points can add up quickly on car ...

Virgin America First Class - San Francisco to Chicago - My Virgin Voyage

My 36 hour Virgin experience started with a first class mile high ride with America’s sexiest airline from San Francisco to Chicago. The 1800+ mile Virgin ride was scheduled for 4 hours and I was going to enjoy the entire flight in the roomiest seat on the route with America’s #1 ...
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36 Hours a Virgin

Thursday morning I will set out on a 36 hour adventure with the Virgin group which will include time with Virgin America, Virgin Hotels and Sir Richard Branson. I will be a born again Virgin and honorary Virgin guest as I will fully embrace the Virgin Culture to celebrate the grand opening of the ...

Virgin Hotels - Chicago's newest Hotel and Virgin's Newest Brand - NOW OPEN


In January 2015, Richard Branson and the Virgin Group opened their first Virgin Hotel in Chicago and announced future locations in Nashville and New York City. The hotel which hopes to grow into a worldwide chain is doing what Virgin does best by shaking up the industry with their modern ...
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Virgin America Two-For-One Dallas Promotion

Virgin America’s latest push from Dallas Love Field is enticing frequent flyers to dump Southwest for a two-for-one coupon to use on flights to and from DAL! Under the latest promotion, current Elevate Members can invite other individuals to join the Virgin America Elevate Frequent Flyer ...