Virgin Atlantic’s service replaces the flight currently operated by partner Delta Air Lines.
If you are not yet a member of the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan frequent flier loyalty program, now is your opportunity to enroll as a member by Sunday, April 30, 2017, as you will earn 5,000 Mileage Plan miles for joining as a new member...Show More Summary
After the Alaska Airlines and Virgin America merger comes the issues and concerns surrounding the airlines’ growing fleet. Questions are now being raised whether the Seattle-based airline will remain loyal to the Boeing brand or not....Show More Summary
Few brands had a more complicated, arduous and industry-rattling path to launch than Virgin America. And now, after just a decade in the air, the charismatic airline's identity is fading away. Alaska Airlines, which acquired Virgin America for $4 billion last year, announced this week it will retire the Virgin brand in 2019. At that...
This week we had to say goodbye to Virgin America. Sad, yes, but I feel like much of what we loved about it is in good hands with Alaska Airlines. As a San Francisco-based travel writer, I’ve had a front seat to see and report on every move Virgin made in its short, beautiful life. Show More Summary
In December of last year, Alaska Air purchased Virgin America for $2.6 billion. While many feared the merger would take away the messaging screens and psychedelic lighting, it turns out Virgin may be losing something else: its name.Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines will retire the Virgin America brand by 2019. The news is hardly surprising considering the royalties involved in using Sir Richard Branson’s trademark brand, but Alaska will do much more than repaint aircraft. Changes...Show More Summary
Goodbye, sweet airline.
The purple mood lighting may live on, however. [ more › ]
It's official, Virgin America's days are numbered. On Wednesday, Alaska Airlines Group confirmed that the Virgin America brand will be retired in 2019. "We spent the last 10 months conducting extensive research and listening carefully...Show More Summary
It might be time to book yourself onto a Virgin America flight before the brand goes away forever. SEE ALSO: Computer issue forces ground-stop for United Airlines in the U.S. Read morements
Alaska Airlines announced on Wednesday that it will retire the Virgin America brand sometime in 2019. The Seattle-based airline bought Virgin America last year for $2.6 billion with the hope of expanding beyond the Pacific Northwest. Richard Branson, founder of Virgin America, apparently cried when he heard the news.… Read more...
Yesterday we learned a lot of details about the future of Alaska and Virgin America, following the two airlines formally merging late last year. Essentially Alaska will be the surviving brand and airline, though they'll include someShow More Summary
Alaska Airlines announced that they'll be eliminating the Virgin America brand sometime in 2019. Along with that they've made several product change announcements. Continue reading Alaska Airlines Announces They’re Killing Virgin America, Long Live Virgin America...
In an announcement on Wednesday, Alaska Airlines stated that it has decided to retire the Virgin America brand name, following a $4 billion merger between the two aviation giants late last year. While Virgin America would continue to...Show More Summary
It might be time to book yourself onto a Virgin America flight before the brand goes away forever. Late on Wednesday, Alaska Airlines announced that Virgin America's will disappear in 2019. After buying Virgin last year in a $2.6 billion...Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines just announced their vision and plans for the future of the airline after its merger with Virgin America in their latest blog post. Here are some of the Alaska Airlines Virgin America Merger changes coming soon. The words...Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines has announced a number of enhancements to their brand over the next year including the fate of the Virgin America brand, new seats and a huge upgrade to their internet!
Alaska Airline and Virgin America today announced several key product enhancements that will roll out across the two airlines over the next several years. As the airline comes together as one, Alaska Airlines now planes to retire the Virgin America name by 2019. Show More Summary