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Virgin America First Class Review

Virgin America First Class Review This past weekend I finally flew Virgin America First Class.  My route was SEA-SFO round trip.  I booked the flight back in November for 18,048 Elevate Points (+$11.20 taxes/fees).  I had booked the Four Seasons Silicon Valley for an amazing $35 and decided to try out Virgin America First Class… Read More »

Alaska Airlines Fleet Swap

As Alaska Airlines is bringing Virgin America into the fold; there are bound to be growing pains.  For example, Alaska’s on-time arrivals have dropped significantly since the merger.  I am not sure about cause and effect, but delays are on the rise. This week Alaska announced additional routes out of Dallas Love Field (a different, smaller… Read More »

Virgin America Loft LAX

Virgin America Loft LAX Virgin America has a total of one airport lounge, the Virgin America Loft in LAX at Terminal 3.  And soon it will be no more.  Delta plans to take over Terminal 3 at LAX and Virgin America will be moving to Terminal 6 with their new owners, Alaska Airlines.  Thus the… Read More »

Virgin America Mileage Run

Virgin America Mileage Run Up until recently, Virgin America allowed for VERY creative routing for travel between Portland, OR (PDX) and Los Angeles (LAX).  Depending on the dates, you could fly from PDX-LAX with stops in San Francisco, Florida, New York, Boston, and/or DC for under $100.  Virgin America has changed the routing ability; it… Read More »