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Launched only on 8 August 2007, and not without some high level discussions regarding ownership, Virgin America has celebrated its first year of flying. On Thursday 4 September it will introduce a daily direct New York ” Las Vegas service. For the first month of the route, uniquely, the first class cabin will be named after a highly successful TV show, Entourage.
The unveiling of ”Entourage Air” will serve as the kickoff of a larger licensing partnership between HBO, the TV station, and Virgin America, allowing the airline to offer premium HBO content on RED, its interactive, in-flight entertainment system.
Virgin America is a two class service on all flights and passengers benefit from mood lighting, said to be the first on a US carrier.
First Class seats offer 55 inches of pitch and are 28 inches wide. These seats feature power-ports, adjustable headrests, a massage function, and various recline controls. Passengers seated in the premium section receive complimentary meals, refreshments, and alcoholic beverages and courtesy use of the RED movie catalogue.
Among a number of innovations Virgin America incorporates a "food button" or touch-screen seatback food ordering system, at every seat.
Virgin America presently has a fleet of 24 Airbus A320 aircraft and is headquartered at San Francisco International Airport. It currently flies to seven cities with daily services from San Francisco to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York - Kennedy, Washington ” Dulles and Seattle. From Los Angeles both Washington and Seattle are served. The impending New York ” Las Vegas route is considered a breakthrough.
For more information visit www.virginamerica.com.
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Virgin America first class seats