Virgin America is an American airline that began operations in 2007. The main goal of the airline is to combine low ticket prices and high-quality service on long-haul flights between the cities of the East and West coasts of the United States.
The airport of registration and the main hub is located in the airport of the city of San Francisco. Additional hubs are located at the airports of Los Angeles and Dallas.
The airline’s route network has 24 destinations.
In April 2016, Alaska Air Group announced that it would acquire Virgin America for $ 57 per share. Virgin America was taken over by Alaska Airlines on April 25, 2018. The total cost was about $ 2.6 billion.
- According to the influential British consulting agency SKYTRAX, specializing in the study of the quality of services provided by various air carriers, the airline was awarded four stars. This is a very good indicator.
- Virgin America has not included in the Safest Airlines of the World 2019 rating from Jacdec.
As of June 21, 2020, there are 65 airliners in the Virgin America fleet.
The oldest is Airbus A320-200, with tail number N621VA. His age is 11.5 years. The newest is the Airbus A321neo, with tail number N922VA. He is 0.1 years old.