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American Plans Only 36 Traditional Economy Seats on A321 Transcon Jets

In article published this morning in Bloomberg, American Chief Commercial Officer Virasb Vahidi, discusses the major modification plans for the new A321 jets entering the American fleet this coming November. The jets will replace the current B767-200 equipment on the JFK-LAX route.  The plans aren’t new, though I guess I hadn’t previously focused on the…

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Will American’s New Boarding Process Work? It Failed at Virgin America…

Ted Reed of Forbes discusses American’s new boarding process and why it’s already failed at Virgin America: In fact, Virgin America has already tried and abandoned American’s new process. “It is more efficient and you do get a lot of people on the aircraft more quickly,” said Virgin America CEO David Cush, in an interview.…

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Virgin America Ups Creep Factor w/ Branson’s Guide to Getting Lukcy – Add-On to Cocktail Delivery

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard about Virgin America’s newest in-flight feature – Red on-demand, allowing you to send a cocktail (or snack item) to a fellow passenger who has caught your attention. The system even allows you to confirm receipt of your cocktail via a text message! Well, late last week Richard Branson followed…

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Airlines Going Above & Beyond – Positive Crew Stories – AA, DL, B6,VX

We have a tendency to focus on the negative customer service stories when it comes to the airlines (especially the US carriers), but ABC News today carries an article with four very positive stories. In each story, in addition to ensuring our safety, these crew members went above and beyond for a passenger: American The…

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Virgin’s AA Livery? New Sharklet Resembles AA’s US Themed Tail…

Virgin seems to be paying homage to AA’s new livery with the recent delivery of their first sharklet equipped aircraft. Sharklets are wing tip devices that enhance the eco-efficiency and payload-range performance of a plane and this one is painted in red, white, and blue. Unlike AA, Virgin America’s includes the stars as well! Of…

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20% Off Coupon Code – Virgin America Flights

Virgin America has teamed up with Urban Daddy and Outlook.com to provide a 20% off discount good for Virgin America flights on the following routes in either direction from April 1, 2013 – June 5, 2013: SFO/LAX-DFW, SFO/LAX-EWR, SFO/LAX-IAD, SFO/LAX-ORD, SFO/LAX-PDX, SFO/LAX-PHL, SFO-PSP, LAX-LAS, LAX-SJC. SFO-PSP. All travel must be booked by May 29th. You’ll…

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Virgin America Sale – Awesome Deals to LAS, LAX, SFO, PSP, ANC & More – Few Hours Remaining

Virgin America is running a great West Coast sale, though the fares are available in either direction. Sample fares are JFK/BOS/PHL/MCO – LAX/SFO $139 each way, DFW/ORD/IAD – LAX/SFO $139, an intra-cali flying for $59-$69 each way. The fares are even good for travel through June. The sale fares are available most Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays,…

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