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  1. The U.S. Airlines That Have the Most Luggage MishapsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lifehacker

    ... high the numbers really are. The airlines that did the best include JetBlue airways, Frontier Airlines, and Virgin America had less than one report per 1,000 passengers. Every airline has it's ups and downs , but knowing ahead of time what airlines ...

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  2. Virgin America launches seasonal flight between FLL and JFKRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Virgin America, a California-based, low-fare airline, launched a nonstop seasonal flight between Fort Lauderdale and New York City on Thursday.

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  3. Virgin America completes rollout of faster Gogo ATG-4 Wi-Fi across fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KNDU

    Want fast Wi-Fi speeds at 35,000 feet? Get on a Virgin America flight. The carrier announced that it is the first to offer the faster ATG-4 inflight Wi-Fi service from Gogo across its entire fleet.

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  4. Priest installs cell phone jammer in church for silent sermonsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KXVO

    Want fast Wi-Fi speeds at 35,000 feet? Get on a Virgin America flight. The carrier announced that it is the first to offer the faster ATG-4 inflight Wi-Fi service from Gogo across its entire fleet.

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  5. 30 best things to happen to the internet in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Econsultancy

    ... Tim and Eric and starring a rather leathery Jeff Goldblum. It might be the greatest advert ever made. Virgin America have managed to create a six-hour-long in-flight video that's somehow less of a laborious watch than all YouTube pre-rolls. The ...

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  6. Passengers Win as Airlines and In-Flight Wi-Fi Suppliers FeudRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Skift

    ... a feud has taken over the skies, and it's bound to get hotter, faster, better, and far more entertaining. Virgin America has announced a fleet-wide rollout of Gogo's ATG-4 Wi-Fi service, to be completed this week when its Airbus A319 "Jane" gets ...

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  7. Virgin America Becomes First Airline To Offer Gogo's Faster ATG-4 Inflight WiFi Service FleetwideRead the original story

    Wednesday | BroadcastNewsroom

    In 2009, Virgin America became the first airline to offer Gogo Inflight WiFi service on every flight a distinction the airline still maintains today. With a base of tech-forward flyers, the airline has similarly invested in the next generation of WiFi technology with the rollout of Gogo's enhanced WiFi product to all 53 of Virgin America's Airbus A320 Family aircraft.

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  8. Flying In America Will Be Cheaper in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... out of Dallas Love Field, the city's secondary airport. The repeal of the amendment will allow Southwest and Virgin America to significantly bolster it's flight schedule from the airport, with a slew of new routes. The flood of available flights out ...

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  9. The Airlines with Premium Economy Seats Actually Worth Paying ForRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Lifehacker

    ... inches of extra legroom (although it is roomier than the other airlines' premium economy seats, except for Virgin America). As you can see from the chart above, prices for the upgrade vary widely depending on the flight, and whether the premium ...

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  10. Virgin America Launches Codeshare Agreement With China EasternRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Sys-Con Media

    Codeshare flights can be booked today for travel from The two airlines also announce today that starting next year the two airlines will launch reciprocal frequent flyer benefits. Members of frequent flyer program will be able to earn Eastern Miles when traveling on all Virgin America flights and redeem their Eastern Miles for reward flights on all Virgin America routes.

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  11. Ontario airport is less crowded than LAX, but there's a price to payRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Los Angeles Times

    ... passengers this year - and your cost will start at $124 on American, Delta, Southwest, United, US Airways or Virgin America. Fly out of Ontario, which will be lucky to serve 4 million this year, and your tab starts at $242 on United or US Airways. ...

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  12. U.S. Airlines Still Lag Far Behind Global Carriers for On-Time PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Skift

    ... with 86.44% of flights on-time and a 44.37 average delay time, the shortest delay time for the list. Delta, Virgin America and Southwest following Alaska in second, third and fourth place respectively. The top 13 most on-time global airlines all had ...

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  13. Ned's 10 great holiday gifts for travelersRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Tripso.com

    ... of hours while aloft, and flies on Air Canada, Airtran, Alaska, American, Delta, United, US Airways, or Virgin America? If so you could purchase them a series of GoGo Internet day passes. GoGo is the ISP for those airlines. Each pass is good for 24 ...

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  14. Many airlines improve food optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Philly.com

    ... t at Delta Air Lines, which jumped from eighth out of 12 airlines in 2013 to first place this year, tied with Virgin America.

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  15. Sir Richard Branson Takes Virgin To The High SeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Jalopnik

    ... business since 1984, starting with Virgin Atlantic, and has since expanded to include Virgin Australia and Virgin America. Cruising seems like a natural progression for Virgin, known for its upscale product and service within the airline industry. ...

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  16. JetBlue defects to the dark sideRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... seating density than many major competitors, including United Airlines (138-150 seats), US Airways (150) and Virgin America (146-149). To maintain the impression of more room in coach after the switch to 165 chairs, JetBlue will install what the ...

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  17. How to handle midair freakoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Fox News

    "Oh my God!" she yelled as our Los Angeles-bound Virgin America flight hooked a left over Jamaica Bay, just west of New York's John F. Kennedy Airport. We turned again, "Ahhhhh!" I thought the gray-haired woman in front of me was kidding.

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  18. Eric Garner's daughter leads march through NYC to site of her father's killing by NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Boing Boing

    ... and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: xeni@boingboing.net .

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  19. BTS: 80% on-time arrivals in October; 1.1% of US flights canceledRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Air Transport World

    ... numbers for October came from Alaska Airlines (87.2%), Delta Air Lines (86.8%), JetBlue Airways (83.7%) and Virgin America (83.6%). Envoy Air maintained its laggard status with a 66.2% on-time record for the month, followed by ExpressJet Airlines ...

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  20. From slot cars to saunas, the best airport lounges in the world make flying funRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Digital Trends

    ... facilities; floor-to-ceiling windows with unobstructed views of the tarmac; customized selection of music. 5. Virgin America Loft, LAX Complimentary cocktails; mood-lit bar; light snacks; binoculars for checking out the sights of the runway. "In the ...

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