People are heartbroken over Alaska Airlines’ decision to retire Virgin America


It might be time to book yourself onto a Virgin America flight before the brand goes away forever.

Late on Wednesday, Alaska Airlines announced that Virgin America’s will disappear in 2019.

After buying Virgin last year in a $2.6 billion merger, Alaska has promised to retain the “flair” that fans associate with Virgin, such as free in-flight entertainment, colourful mood lighting and upbeat music while boarding.

But apart from the frills, other aspects of Virgin will fade away. Of most material worth to travellers is Virgin’s frequent flyer plan, which will soon go. …

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Via: Mashable: Business

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