Virgin America is a California-based airline that is on a mission to make flying good again, with brand new planes, attractive fares, top-notch service, and a host of fun, innovative amenities that are reinventing domestic air travel. With fleetwide in-flight internet, mood-lit cabins, custom-designed leather seats, power outlets, and a video touch-screen at every seatback offering guests on-demand menus and countless entertainment options, the Virgin America experience is unlike anything else in the skies.

Employee Rating

4.2More
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyAlaska Air Group
HQBurlingame, US
Founded2004
Websitevirginamerica.com
Virgin America was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Burlingame, US
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Key People/Management at Virgin America

Ross Bonanno

Ross Bonanno

VP, Airports & Guest Services
Dean Cookson

Dean Cookson

Vp & CTO
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Virgin America Office Locations

Virgin America has an office in Burlingame
Burlingame, US (HQ)
555 Airport Boulevard
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Virgin America Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2004
Virgin America is a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group

Virgin America Revenue

Virgin America's revenue was reported to be $1.53 b in FY, 2015
Annual
USDFY, 2015

Revenue

1.5b

Sales and marketing expense

124.8m

Operating expense total

1.4b

Depreciation and amortization

18.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016

Revenue

326.4m400.9m410.9m364.0m425.7m445.2m

Sales and marketing expense

26.4m30.7m32.6m32.4m35.4m35.8m

Operating expense total

311.0m333.2m337.0m332.1m356.6m354.5m

Depreciation and amortization

4.2m4.5m7.8m9.5m10.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2015

Cash

496.3m

Current Assets

526.6m

Total Assets

1.6b

Accounts Payable

76.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016

Cash

418.3m500.5m511.7m562.8m601.1m614.3m

Current Assets

516.6m566.1m590.2m607.0m656.1m669.4m

PP&E

75.8m81.0m292.8m470.2m617.8m626.2m

Total Assets

1.1b1.2b1.3b1.7b1.9b1.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2015

Net Income

340.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

18.6m

Accounts Payable

12.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

101.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016

Net Income

12.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

4.1m

Purchases of PP&E

(98.6m)(231.2m)(249.3m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(98.6m)(231.2m)(249.3m)
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Virgin America Online and Social Media Presence

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Virgin America News and Updates

A Virgin America flight attendant went viral for his safety video dance moves

Virgin America and Alaska Airlines merged back in January under the official Alaska Airlines name. Next week, Virgin America’s famous and catchy safety song will officially retire. Flight attendant Mikey Tongko-Burry performed the song for the last time on a flight Sunday, a video of which quickly…

Virgin America flight attendant has one more safety video dance

A Virgin America flight attendant had one more safety video dance before the brand disappears forever.  People were heartbroken last year when Alaska Airlines announced that it would phase out Virgin America's brand by 2019. The company bought Virgin in a $2.6 billion merger in 2017, and promised …

We flew Virgin America one final time before it goes away forever — here's what it was like (ALK)

Virgin America has been one of the best airlines in the US since its launch in 2007. In 2016, Alaska Airlines acquired Virgin America for $2.6 billion. Virgin America will merge into Alaska Airlines in April. Business Insider took a roundtrip flight between Newark Liberty International and San Fra…

Virgin America Is No Longer an Airline in the Government’s Eyes

Slowly, Virgin America is disappearing. That's bad news for its loyal customers in San Francisco, Los Angeles and other parts of the country. But it's necessary. Virgin America was too small as a stand-alone carrier to compete with the nation's four largest carriers. -Brian Sumers
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Virgin America Company Life and Culture

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Virgin America Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Virgin America founded?

    Virgin America was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Virgin America key executives?

    Virgin America's key executives are Ross Bonanno and Dean Cookson.

  • What is Virgin America revenue?

    Latest Virgin America annual revenue is $1.5 b.

  • Who are Virgin America competitors?

    Competitors of Virgin America include Private Jet Services Group, Singapore Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle.

  • Where is Virgin America headquarters?

    Virgin America headquarters is located at 555 Airport Boulevard, Burlingame.

  • Where are Virgin America offices?

    Virgin America has an office in Burlingame.

  • How many offices does Virgin America have?

    Virgin America has 1 office.