For the sixth time in a row, Virgin America took the crown as “Best Premium Class” among domestic airlines in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013Business Travel Poll, according to a press release received from the San Francisco, California-based airline today, September 25. The award was based on a poll of 79,000 business travelers and appears in the October 2013 edition. For full survey results visit: www.cntraveler.com/travel-tips/business-travel/polls/2013/best-business-travel-hotels-airlines.
Virgin America is showing appreciation to its business flyers with special promotional fares, launched this week with the slogan, “Lean Back in Style.” Tickets for Main Cabin Select start at $149 while First Class has been slashed to an amazing $189. As always there’s a small catch, you must purchase tickets by 11:59 p.m. CDT today (September 25, 2013) for flights between October 1 and November 20, 2013. Tickets are on sale now on Virgin America’s Web site (www.virginamerica.com) and at 1.877.FLY.VIRGIN (1.877.359.8474).** For a full list of “Lean Back in Style” fares, visit: www.virginamerica.com/vx/booking/flight-deals?int=flight-deals.
For its Elevate frequent flyers Virgin is offering a “Feel the Earn” promotion that doubles mileage points for passengers who buy a Main Cabin Select or First Class seat from now until December 31, 2013. If you are not an Elevate member, you really should be it is one of the fastest ways to earn free miles in the sky, check out www.virginamerica.com/vx/booking/feeltheearn?int=hp_002_feeltheearn.
The quirky little airline flies with a flair and style reminiscent of the old PSA (for those old enough to remember that lively carrier). Ideal for business travelers with a virtual ‘office in the sky’ equipped with WiFi, power outlets and personal entertainment at every seat, Virgin goes outside the box to make passengers comfortable. In Main Cabin you’ll find custom-designed leather seats with a deeper pitch, while Main Cabin Select seats dip s 38“ – about six inches more legroom than Main Cabin, and comes with free cocktails and snacks from the airline’s award-winning menu, and more
The carrier’s First Class section is tops in comfort with comfortable white leather seating that recline 55 inches and free food and drinks a flight. If you fly in front of the bus you also get a free pass to the airlines’ The Loft at LAX launch where you can wait in style for flights while sipping free drinks, enjoying sandwiches and snacks and signing on to free WiFi.