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Virgin America Sends Saucy Tweet Asking Flyers About Their Preferred Sex Roles

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.26.2015 | Gay Voices

Virgin America wants you to know that they're supportive of the queer community -- and that they're also hip to the lingo used by many men who have se...

The Awesome Airline Cancellation Policy You Don't Know About

Hopper.com | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Suddenly have buyer's remorse? Think of this as your own personal get-out-of-jail-free card. There's a ticket for $40 cheaper but you just bought your ticket last night. Fortunately, you're in luck.

10 Coolest Airline Amenities

Hopper.com | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

With all the airline fees adding up, it's hard to remember what perks you get as a passenger. However, there are still some airlines that show their appreciation for customers, dishing out amenities that make them stand out from the rest.

Virgin Produced Launches Loyola Marymount University Student's Music Career into the Air

Mylen Fe Yamamoto | Posted 05.28.2015 | Entertainment
Mylen Fe Yamamoto

Virgin Produced, the film, television, and entertainment division of the British Virgin Group recently collaborated with the Fred Kiesner Center for Entrepreneurship at Loyola Marymount University for the Hilton Distinguished Entrepreneur Lecture Series held at their West Los Angeles campus on March 19th.

The Fastest Airline In The Country

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

What's an electoral wizard like Nate Silver -- the analyst/journalist at the helm of data-driven news site FiveThirtyEight -- to do during the relative quiet of an election off-season?

10 New Routes That Will Lead To Cheaper Flights In 2015

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.15.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Route expansions may not seem like exciting news, but they're a bigger deal than you probably think. Why? Because they often spark competition between airlines and drive down fares on multiple carriers. If your New Year's resolution involves traveling more, it may be time to give one of these new routes a try.

'Free' Still Flys! - Domestic Flights With Free Amenities

Bobby Laurie | Posted 01.06.2015 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

The airline industry has seen many changes over the past few years, what used to be included in the cost of an airline ticket is now "a-la-carte" and sometimes there seems to be a fee for everything.

On the Culture Front: Tennis Without Humidity (and Other Wonders in Palm Springs)

Chris Kompanek | Posted 11.03.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

As the US Open rages on through insane humidity, I'm reminded of a weekend I spend last year at the BNP Paribas Open, in lovely (and dry) Palm Springs...

Dave Jamieson

Virgin America Flight Attendants Vote To Join Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.14.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Three years after a failed bid to unionize, flight attendants at Virgin America airlines on Wednesday voted decisively to join the Trans...

If You Think Airlines Suck, It's Because You're Flying The Wrong Ones

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel

We spend a lot of time hating on airlines: passengers whine that the food is nasty, the luggage gets lost, and the flight attendants are grumpy and gr...

Two Thumbs Down on Air Nonsense

Jeff Polman | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
Jeff Polman

Imagine my horror then, the next time I flew Virgin America, and witnessed this abomination: a five-minute long, professionally-choreographed singing and dancing video.

America's Meanest Airlines 2014

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

The 2014 Airline Quality Ratings report, released April 7, shows that United Airlines is finally beginning to recover from its merger with Continental Airlines, which took place in 2010. But that wasn't enough to keep United from earning the lowest AQR score of all national airlines for the fourth year in a row.

Connections Over Connectivity at 10,000 Feet: Creating Consistent Airline Customer Service

Christine Hannon | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business
Christine Hannon

The customer experience must be consistent in marketing, ticketing, gate operations, flying and baggage handling. Each interaction is an opportunity to turn that customer into a raving fan. Each interaction is an opportunity for one human being to be kind to and take care of another.

This Flight Attendant Knows How To Get His Groove On

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Air travel safety is serious business, but it never hurts to infuse some fun into the matter. Virgin America's safety video, released in October, i...

New Virgin America Credit Card With Free Ticket Change/Cancel (Sort Of)

George Hobica | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

The Virgin America media folks sent me an email today touting the new Virgin America credit cards. One thing caught my eye: get the "premium" version ...

Operation Chihuahua Flies Homeless Pups First Class

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.14.2013 | Good News

Nine of San Francisco’s homeless chihuahuas were treated to a red carpet and first class flight treatment this morning -- a swankier ride than most ...

Best U.S. Airlines: 2013 Edition

Tracy Stewart | Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel
Tracy Stewart

It's that time of year again. The Airfarewatchdog team has been hard at work crunching numbers to determine the best domestic airlines. (In case you m...

What to Pack to Look Chic While Travelling

Ada Polla | Posted 12.02.2013 | Style
Ada Polla

Aureta Thomollari does not dress down to travel, on the contrary, she amps up the level of sophistication and glamour to make her experiences around the world even more meaningful.

Computer Outage Causes Worldwide Flight Delays

Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel

A computer outage is being blamed for causing major delays at airports worldwide, KTLA reported. Sabre, a reservation system used by many carriers,...

The Top 5 Best Airlines for Bringing Sports Gear

The Active Times | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
The Active Times

You may be headed to the best biking trails, ski runs, surf breaks or golf courses in the world, but if your trip starts off with a gauntlet of extra fees and restrictions at the airport, your vacation buzz will be killed before you even hit the fresh air.

How To Get Elite Airline Status

George Hobica | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

If you'd like to leverage your status on one airline's program to get status on another airline, here's how to do it.

How to Complain to an Airline

George Hobica | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

Everyone will end up complaining about an airline sooner or later. So if you have an airline complaint, whether it's lost bags, a delayed flight, or poor service, always try to resolve it politely at the airport. If that doesn't work, try the following.

Failure To Flush? Allegation Leads To Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel

Add one more item to the growing list of reasons to distrust airplane lavatories: They can land you in embarrassing lawsuits. Just ask Virgin Ameri...

Flirting And Flying: Airline Will Deliver Drinks To Your Crush

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.25.2013 | Travel

Before attempting to join the mile high club, travelers may be well advised to do a little flirting. And while the former is questionably legal, Virgi...

Is Delta About To Get A Lot Sexier?

John Nicholson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
John Nicholson

Even if Delta retains its corporatist image and mediocre product quality, though, the prospect of being able to accrue, redeem and enjoy benefits on Virgin Atlantic makes Delta's frequent flyer program, SkyMiles, and its alliance network, SkyTeam, much more attractive for transatlantic fliers.