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  • Trump Finds Voice of Support in Unexpected Place: San Francisco's C-suite

    01/31/2016 8:06:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    San Francisco Business Times ^ | Jan 28, 2016 | Mark Calvey
    Virgin America CEO David Cush stunned a San Francisco audience Wednesday night when he responded to a short, but controversial, question: "Trump or Hillary?" Essentially, the question was posed in the spirit of a lightning round asking him which candidate he thought would win a prospective Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton presidential race. That followed a prior question on which team he expects will win the Super Bowl. Like a pitcher hoping to get out of a tight situation with a curve ball, Cush first avoided the question: "What's that? OK. I'm looking for the exit." That sparked laughter from...
  • Donald Sterling costs Clippers State Farm, CarMax, Virgin America, Kia

    04/28/2014 3:21:32 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 39 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | April 28,2014 | Cindy Boren
    The NBA will announce the results of its investigation into racially insensitive comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Tuesday, but already his franchise is paying a price.
  • Pilot had passenger detained for not flushing toilet

    04/30/2013 11:36:53 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 28 replies ^ | 04/29/2013 | Sam Wood, PHILLY.COM
    A passenger who flew from Philadelphia to San Francisco was detained on arrival by federal agents after a vindictive flight attendant claimed he had not flushed a lavatory toilet, according to a federal suit. The suit, which seeks $500,000 in damages, was filed last week in the Northern District of California. Salvatore Bevivino, 52, a business manager for Genentech, boarded a Virgin America flight on April 28, 2012. After the plane reached cruising altitude over Indiana, the former Amblerite pushed the call button and asked for a soda. According to the suit, a male attendant told Bevivino that if...
  • Virgin America flights allow mile-high flirting: Passengers can send drinks, texts to others

    04/24/2013 12:35:59 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 49 replies
    WKMG Local 6 - Orlando ^ | Apr 24 2013 | Jordan Early
    Tired of striking out at the singles bars? Then you might want to try a Virgin America flight. The airline has launched a new service that allows passengers to send a drink to someone on the plane who's caught their eye. It's done through the airline's in-flight entertainment system. Passengers pinpoint their designated hottie with Virgin's digital seat map, browse the menu and have a drink, snack or meal sent over. Passengers can also follow up with a text through the seat-to-seat messaging system. Virgin launched the service this week to mark the start of its Los Angeles to Las...

    07/11/2010 2:43:05 PM PDT · by Cindy · 10 replies · 3+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: JULY 9, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BLACK MARKET TRAVEL AGENTS 38 DEFENDANTS INDICTED IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR FRAUD LOCAL INVESTIGATION EXPOSES NATIONWIDE NETWORK THAT USED STOLEN IDENTITIES, CREDIT CARDS TO PURCHASE AIRLINE TICKETS KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Beth Phillips, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that 38 defendants from across the United States have been charged in a series of indictments that allege an extensive network of black market travel agents who used the stolen identities of thousands of victims as part of a multi-million dollar fraud scheme...
  • A 16-hour flightmare

    03/16/2010 1:05:31 PM PDT · by stinkerpot65 · 26 replies · 1,657+ views
    NY Post ^ | March 16, 2010 | JEREMY OLSHAN
    They were supposed to be taking a direct flight from LAX to JFK -- but wound up on a 16-hour nightmare tour by air and bus of New York state. ... "One guy said he had a question, and the flight attendant started shouting at this guy, 'You are really getting on my freaking nerves! You need to shut the hell up!' " Martin said. He added, "Carrie Anne and I tried to bring cookies on the plane to the mothers with babies, and the flight attendants started snapping at us." ...
  • Chuck Yeager Sues Virgin Airlines

    12/31/2009 11:14:54 PM PST · by Paleo Conservative · 87 replies · 2,517+ views
    Courthouse News Service ^ | Wednesday, December 30, 2009 | DAVE TARTRE
    SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - Chuck Yeager says Virgin America used his name without permission in a mass mailer advertising its in-flight WiFi service. Yeager, 86, the first pilot to break the sound barrier, seeks punitive damages for unjust enrichment and violation of his publicity rights. In his Superior Court complaint, Yeager cites a Virgin press release that he says was "widely distributed ... to several thousand people - if not hundreds of thousands of people." It states, in part: "Not unlike Buzz Aldrin or Chuck Yeager, you have the opportunity to be a part of a monumental moment in...
  • Virgin America [consider this before booking w/ them]

    07/07/2009 7:48:55 AM PDT · by jessduntno · 2 replies · 464+ views
    Virgin America ^ | Today | JessDuntno Need help with a new or existing reservation? Want general information or details about our Elevate program? Call us at 1.877.FLY.VIRGIN (1.877.359.8474) between the hours of 3:30am - 11:30pm Pacific Time and we'll be glad to assist you. If you're looking to get in touch with one of our airport baggage offices, guest relations, or our media contacts click here for some additional phone numbers. If you have something nice to say, want to tell us something we can improve or if you have a question, write to us. Contact information at the link.