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Virgin America Orders 60 New Planes, Celebrates 'Growing Planes' With Sweet 60 Fare Sale


Award-Winning Airline Triples Fleet Size and Celebrates with
$60 Fares, Restrictions, Taxes and Fees Applying


Virgin America today launches a "Sweet 60" fare sale to mark the airline's order of 60 new Airbus A320 aircraft – with fares starting from $60, restrictions, taxes and fees applying. The three-year old airline is one of the fastest growing U.S. airlines of all-time, and will nearly triple its fleet size with the new order. With incredibly low fares across its network, Virgin America is encouraging flyers to book a seat today on the "up and comer" carrier named "Best Domestic Airline" in Conde Nast Traveler's 2008, 2009 and 2010 Readers' Choice Awards and Travel + Leisure's 2008, 2009 and 2010 World's Best Awards as well as best-in-class in the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Zagat Global Airline survey.

Virgin America is known for its unique in-flight experience and offers mood-lit cabins, WiFi, power outlets near every seat and the Red™ platform - the most advanced in-flight entertainment system in the skies. The Red touch-screen platform offers 30 films, live and premium TV, Google Maps, music videos, videogames, seat-to-seat chat, a 3000 MP3 library, an on-demand food menu and a first of-its-kind digital Shop section.



With the new Airbus order and growth from other sources, Virgin America's fleet size is projected to grow from its current 34 aircraft to 111 aircraft by 2019. Virgin America currently flies to San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Seattle, Las Vegas, San Diego, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Toronto, Orlando, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Cabos and beginning January 19, 2011 – Cancun. The airline's fleet growth will continue to fuel expansion to many more exciting new destinations in 2011 and beyond.

"Sweet 60" sale fares start from $60*, restrictions, taxes and fees apply. Fare sale tickets must be purchased by January 19, 2011, and travel must occur between January 31, 2011-February 28, 2011; or March 1, 2011- May 11, 2011.
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