Virgin America Announces New Year's Fare Sale Worth Celebrating

Airline Encourages Travelers to Ring in the New Year with Bubbly Low Fares from $39 SFO-LAX, $99 IAD-LAX, BOS-SFO and $109 JFK-LAX, FLL-SFO*

Jan 05, 2010, 06:00 ET from Virgin America

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning airline, today announced a New Year's fare sale featuring celebration-worthy low fares on the airline that's reinventing flying with its upscale, innovative service. Guests are encouraged to ring in the New Year by flying in high-style for less on the carrier that was named "Best Domestic Airline" in both Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards and Conde Nast Traveler's Readers Choice Awards. Virgin America is popping the cork on some amazingly low three-day advance purchase fares to all of its destinations for travel between January 7, 2010 and June 20, 2010.*

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Virgin America offers a host of amenities that appeal to today's business and leisure travelers, like touch-screen entertainment, power outlets at every seat, fleetwide Gogo® In-flight Internet, and deeper, more comfortable leather seats. In May, the airline became the first to offer WiFi on every flight. The airline operates one of the youngest fleets in the U.S. and its mood-lit, custom-designed cabins feature the Red(TM) seatback platform - the most advanced entertainment system in the skies. Red offers 25 films, live TV, interactive Google Maps, music videos, videogames, and an on-demand menu that allows guests to order what they want, when they want it.

In December, the airline introduced a new seasonal menu for winter travelers and an expanded range of premium drinks - including the addition of locally-made micro-brew beers and Patron Tequila. Virgin America also recently unveiled a larger library of in-flight television choices - including more live sports, news and popular programming like The CW (KTLA-TV), E!, Bravo, CBS (WCBS-TV) and WGN America, as well as exclusive new cached content like Virgin America's "Best of the Web" section.

Tickets are on sale today on Virgin America's website (www.virginamerica.com) and at 1.877.FLY.VIRGIN (1.877.359.8474).** Tickets must be purchased by January 11, 2010, and travel must occur between January 7, 2010 and June 20, 2010.*




                                January 7 - March 10,    March 11 - June 20,
                                        2010                     2010

                                3-Day         3-Day      3-Day        3-Day
                               Advance       Advance    Advance      Advance
    Markets:                   Purchase      Purchase   Purchase     Purchase

                                Tuesday,      Monday,    Tuesday,    Monday,
                               Wednesday,    Thursday,  Wednesday,  Thursday,
                                  and       Friday and     and     Friday and
                                Saturday      Sunday     Saturday    Sunday

    Boston        San Francisco    $99        $109        $109        $119
    Boston        Los Angeles      $99        $109        $109        $119

    New York      Las Vegas       $109        $119        $119        $129
    New York      Los Angeles     $109        $119        $119        $129
    New York      San Francisco   $109        $119        $119        $129

    Dulles        Los Angeles      $99        $109        $109        $119
    Dulles        San Francisco    $99        $109        $109        $119

    Fort
     Lauderdale   San Francisco   $109        $119        $119        $129
    Fort
     Lauderdale   Los Angeles     $109        $119        $119        $129

    San Francisco Los Angeles      $39         $49         $49         $59
    San Francisco Las Vegas        $39         $49         $49         $59
    San Francisco Orange County    $39         $49         $49         $59
    San Francisco San Diego        $39         $49         $49         $59

    Seattle       San Francisco    $59         $69         $69         $79
    Seattle       Los Angeles      $79         $89         $89         $99

    Boston        Seattle***       $99        $109        $119        $129
    Boston        Las Vegas***     $99        $109        $119        $129
    Boston        San Diego***     $99        $109        $119        $129
    Boston        Orange
                   County***       $99        $109        $119        $129
    New York      San Diego ***   $109        $119        $129        $139
    New York      Seattle ***     $109        $119        $129        $139
    New York      Orange
                   County***      $109        $119        $129        $139
    Dulles        San Diego***     $99        $109        $109        $119
    Dulles        Seattle***       $99        $109        $109        $119
    Dulles        Las Vegas***     $99        $109        $109        $119
    Dulles        Orange
                   County***       $99        $109        $109        $119

    Fort
     Lauderdale   Seattle***      $109        $119        $129        $139
    Fort
     Lauderdale   Las Vegas***    $109        $119        $129        $139
    Fort
     Lauderdale   San Diego***    $109        $119        $129        $139
    Fort
     Lauderdale   Orange
                   County***      $109        $119        $129        $139

    Seattle       Las Vegas***     $69         $79         $89         $99
    Seattle       San Diego***     $69         $79         $89         $99
    Seattle       Orange
                   County***       $69         $79         $89         $99

Virgin America flies to San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Seattle, Las Vegas, San Diego, Boston, Orange County and Fort Lauderdale. The airline currently offers daily flights from: SFO to LAX, SFO to JFK, SFO to SAN, SFO to IAD, SFO to LAS, LAX to JFK, LAX to IAD, SFO to SEA, SEA to LAX, JFK to LAS, BOS to LAX, BOS to SFO, SFO to SNA and LAX to FLL and SFO to FLL.

EDITORS NOTE: Virgin America is a U.S. controlled and operated airline and an entirely separate company from Virgin Atlantic. Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group is a minority share investor in Virgin America.

About Virgin America: Headquartered in California and launched in August 2007, Virgin America is one of the fastest growing start-up U.S. airlines of all time and currently employs over 1500 people. Virgin America offers guests attractive fares and a host of innovative features aimed at reinventing air travel. The airline's base of operations is San Francisco International Airport's modern International Terminal. The airline's new aircraft offer interactive in-flight entertainment systems and power outlets near every seat for electronic gear. Virgin America offers in-flight internet service on every flight and hosts the largest in-flight entertainment library in the U.S. skies via its touch-screen Red(TM) seatback system. The airline was named "Best Domestic Airline" in the Conde Nast Traveler 2008 and 2009 Readers' Choice Awards and in Travel + Leisure's 2008 and 2009 World's Best Awards. For more please visit: www.virginamerica.com

*Terms and Conditions

All Main Cabin fares are one-way and require 3-day advance purchase. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Tickets must be purchased by 11:59pm 1.11.10. Travel must occur between 01.07.10 and 03.10.10. Blackout dates are 02.12.10 and 02.15.10. Higher fares are available for travel between 03.11.10 and 06.20.10. Blackout dates are 05.28.10 and 05.31.10. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights. Flight may not operate daily during off-peak periods. Changes or cancellations can be made for a $75 fee if changes are made on Virgin America's website (www.virginamerica.com) or a $100 fee through all other channels, including the call center and at the airport, plus any increase in fare, if applicable. Guests who no-show without a change or cancel prior to the scheduled departure time will forfeit the amount of this fare. In addition, any future flights booked in the same reservation will also be canceled and the fare will be forfeited. Tickets purchased from Virgin America through our reservation call center will cost an additional $15 per guest per itinerary. Any added cost associated with purchasing tickets from Virgin America through our reservation call center will be non-refundable. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 each way, September 11th Security Fees of up to $5 each way and a Federal Segment Tax of $3.70 per domestic segment. A segment is a takeoff and landing. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly or partially used ticket. Fares, routes, fees and schedules are subject to change without notice. Virgin America will accept one (1) piece of checked baggage up to 70 pounds for $20 for each ticketed guest. The fee per guest for each additional checked bag up to 50 pounds from the second (2) to the tenth (10) is $20. Additional fees apply to baggage exceeding these weight limitations, and other baggage restrictions may apply.

**Any guest calling within the United States has access to a complimentary telecommunication relay service by dialing 711. For more information, go to: http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/telecomm.asp

***Indicates connecting flights.

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