Saturday, October 21, 2006

Virgin America: New Airline Coming Soon!

Yesterday, I recieved an email from Virgin America. They have unveiled their first plane, an Airbus A320 entitled "Jefferson Airplane", at their home airport at San Francisco International.
They also announced their recruiting campaign to recruit 1,500 people.

Their main route will be SFO-JFK, and I bet the introductory fares and resulting competion will make for some affordable travel to San Francisco in the Spring, when VA expects to start flying.

Virgin America will be a "low cost" type carrier, very similar to jetBlue, but supposedly with more "amenties". Their intial focus will be long haul routes between the east and west coast. I'm hoping for a JFK-LAX with CHEAP introductory fares for a spring LA trip.

It's going to be interesting to see this brand new airline launch.

Here's their website for further: