It appears that Virgin America is getting desperate. Repeat after me . . . MUST-RAISE-CASH.
A friend forwarded me an email that was apparently sent to at least some of Virgin America’s eleVAte frequent flier program members. I’m not sure how many people got it, but this friend has flown … Read the post
It’s been awhile since we’ve heard about any new routes from Virgin America, so when I saw a press release saying that they were applying to fly from LA to Cabo, I felt compelled to write.
Cabo?!? Are they really that desperate to find a place to fly?
This … Read the post
Alaska, always the gentleman, has decided to roll out the red carpet for Virgin America’s upcoming arrival in Seattle by announcing a bunch of new flights and double bonus miles. Wait, that’s not very welcoming, is it?
Alaska has effectively decided to turn their Seattle – California services into a … Read the post
Last week, I wrote a post talking about Virgin America’s decision to temporarily cut capacity in some of its long haul markets. Soon after, I received an email from Abby Lunardini, Director of Corporate Communications for Virgin America, saying that the reason for the cancellations was . . . delays … Read the post
It’s been awhile since I’ve checked in on Virgin America, but they’ve had some recent news that made me think it was time for a post.
I’ve heard reviews from several friends who have flown them lately and they’ve all really enjoyed their experiences. Yes, they’ve had problems with the … Read the post
Southwest finally (re)started flights to San Francisco yesterday with Vegas, Chicago/Midway, and San Diego flights hitting the runway. But that was overshadowed by Southwest’s long-anticipated announcement that they would enter the LAX-SFO market on November 4, pretty much the only major intra-California route they don’t serve today.
The big dog … Read the post
Current events have really helped me stick with the “delay” theme this week. As most people know, Virgin America’s first flights take off today. The plan was to have a flight from JFK and another from LAX land in San Francisco at the same time. That doesn’t look like it’s … Read the post
Instead of pointing you to the work of others today, I thought I’d get a real live guest poster to come to you. It’s all about service over here at The Cranky Flier. Today we have my friend and aviation-writer extraordinaire, Benét Wilson who will point you to some stories … Read the post
Now that the website troubles appear to be beyond them, we can finally take a look at Virgin America’s plan to get things started. I’ll try to keep this post from getting too long, so I’ll save talk about the website itself for another post. Let’s get started.
The … Read the post