Virgin America A320

Alaska Airlines Loses Their Primary SFO Lounge

Alaska's takeover of Virgin America closed about a year ago, and the airlines have been working on streamlining things as much as possible. Prior to the merger, just about the only thing that the airlines had in common was their strength on the west…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Virgin America
Vx Mcs

Review: Virgin America Main Cabin Select

I recently took two transcontinental flights (between Washington-Dulles and LAX) on Virgin America. I had never flown them before, but thanks to my MVP Gold 75K status on Alaska, I thought it was time to lose my Virgin America virginity. I was curious…

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Filed Under: Virgin America
American Flagship Dining Jfk – 9

Introduction: LAX-ORD-JFK-LAX

It's not often that I take domestic trips for the purposes of reviews, though this one was an exception. On Wednesday and Thursday I spent about 30 hours flying what ordinarily wouldn't be a very exciting routing. However, it allowed me to review American's…

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Filed Under: American, Travel
Alaska 737

Alaska Plans On Having An All Boeing Fleet Long Term

With Alaska's takeover of Virgin America having closed late last year, the airlines have a lot of work to do when it comes to streamlining the experiences for passengers. While the airlines were both strong on the West Coast, that's largely where their…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Virgin America
Virgin Australia Business Class 777 – 1

Virgin America Elevate Announces Partnership End Dates

While Alaska's takeover of Virgin America closed last December, it wasn't until late March that Alaska shared their plans for the future of the Virgin America brand. Shortly after that they revealed that they planed to discontinue the Virgin America…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Virgin America
Virgin America A320

Does Richard Branson Want To Start Virgin America 2.0?

Arguably the guy who gained the most from Alaska's takeover of Virgin America was Richard Branson, given that the deal was worth $2.6 billion, which was way beyond estimates of what the company is worth. However, Branson has also been one of the most…

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Filed Under: Virgin America
Alaska 737

Alaska & Virgin America Are Moving To JFK’s Terminal 7

Alaska and Virgin America are still in the early stages of their merger, and have a lot of work to do in terms of consolidating and streamlining operations. This includes things like updating interiors, consolidating operations at airports, etc. Historically…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Virgin America
New Alaska First Class

BIG Updates About The Future Of Alaska & Virgin America

Alaska's takeover of Virgin America closed in mid-December, though we haven't seen much in the way of integration so far. The two brands are very different, and their marketing campaigns have been based around that, acknowledging the differences between…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Virgin America