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Up To 20K Elevate Points With New AirBNB Partnership

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Virgin America has announced a new partnership with AirBNB where you can earn 1,500 Elevate points on your first AirBNb stay and an additional 1 point per dollar on all completed AirBNb stays. Do you want to become an AirBNB host? Elevate members who sign up to become AirBnb hosts can earn an additional 20,000 Elevate…

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Newest Citi Transfer Partner Announced: Virgin America

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Citi ThankYou Rewards announced their newest transfer partner today, which is Virgin America Elevate and to kick it off, they are even offering a transfer bonus of 25% when you transfer now through October 21st. However, I’m actually disappointed with the ratio of this new transfer partner as 2 ThankYou Points transferred will only earn you 1…

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Amex: Gold Status With Virgin America With Points Transfer

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Check out this offer from Amex as a reminder. To celebrate the new benefits on the Premier Rewards Gold Card, Amex has been working with people and brands that are redefining their own industries to create or offer something inspired by Gold. You can get a 25% bonus on transfers from American Express to Virgin…

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How To Earn Free Virgin America Gold Elevate Elite Status

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Virgin America has teamed up with American Express Membership Rewards, to offer cardholders the opportunity to earn Virgin America Elevate Gold Elite status, when transferring 80,000 Membership Rewards to Virgin America through October 8, 2015. In addition, you’ll earn a 25% transfer bonus as well with this offer. 25% Point Transfer Bonus Promotion When you…

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Priority Pass Lounge Review: Virgin America Loft at LAX

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Earlier this week, I found myself in Los Angeles on a work trip, and decided to kill some extra time at the Virgin America Loft at LAX, which is a Priority Pass lounge, meaning that’d I’d be able to access with my Priority Pass Select Membership, which is a benefit of my Platinum Card from American Express. The Virgin…

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Virgin America Plane Has Close Encounter At 1,000 Feet

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Another close encounter with a drone by a Virgin American pilot who was approaching landing into Dallas Love Field Airport on Tuesday night. As reported by NBCDFW.com, “According to a statement from City Manager Jose Torres, Dallas police were notified by the Love Field tower that a pilot on Virgin Flight 769 from New York LaGuardia…

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Freddie Awards Events In Atlanta This Week

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It’s that time of year again. When all of the loyalty executives from airlines, hotel and credit card companies to name a few get together to celebrate what is otherwise the “customers choice” awards of the travel and loyalty industry. The Freddie Awards converges on the great city of Atlanta this week to celebrate the annual…

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Lounge Review: Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse JFK

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On my recent trip to London, I decided to check out the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at JFK. With Virgin Atlantic and Delta’s recent partnership, Delta Gold, Platinum and Diamond Medallions flying on Delta or Virgin Atlantic in either coach or Business Class to London have access to the clubhouse. As a Delta Platinum Medallion flying…

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Delta and Virgin Atlantic Increase Summer Flying

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Delta and Virgin Atlantic have announced that they will begin increasing their summer flying starting this weekend. They will offering up to 39 return trans-Atlantic flights a day between the U.K. and 15 destinations across North America. Highlights of the new summer service include: Virgin Atlantic is launching a second daily service between Los Angeles and…

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Virgin America Launches New Flights From DAL To AUS

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Virgin America will be launching new flights from DAL To AUS. They announced yesterday that they are launching sales on new flights from Dallas Love Field (DAL) to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).  The new flights take off on April 28, 2015 and flyers can select one of five daily nonstop flights from DAL to AUS. Introductory fares…

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Double Elevate Points With Virgin America Elevate Points

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For a limited time Virgin America Elevate members can earn double points on flight booked. But you must register first and then fly during the designated promotion period. Even if you don’t think you’ll take a flight between now and the promotion period with Virgin America, I’d suggest registering because you never know when your…

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Delta One-Way Award On Virgin Atlantic

Delta Airlines recently changed over to the new 2015 SkyMiles program, and with that change over came the new ability to book one-way award flights on Delta and their partners. Since Delta is in a special partnership with Virgin Atlantic, we’ve received some questions as to whether or not Delta SkyMiles members can book one-way…

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Virgin Pilot Lands 747 Jumbo Jet Full Of Distraught Passengers With Impaired Landing Gear

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Reported by DailyMail, the Virgin 747 had 450 passengers onboard heading to Vegas when it was returned to London to circle for several hours due to a technical short which rendered the landing gear broken. They were forced to circle at low altitude so that the landing gear could be inspected, as only 3/4 of…

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50% Off Fares On Virgin America First and Main Cabin Select

Virgin America is offering an early gift this year with 50% off fares in First Class and Main Cabin Select! 50% Off Fares On Virgin America First and Main Cabin Select  Book now and fly December 19 – January 2* If you go through Ebates.com you can save an additional $5. If you don’t have Ebates, you…

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