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Virgin America is ‘Top Domestic Airline’ 2017 in Travel + Leisure ‘World’s Best Awards’

July 15, 2017 Accolades No Comments Email Email

Virgin America today was named “Top Domestic Airline” 2017 in Travel + Leisure “World’s Best Awards” for a 10th-consecutive year. In May, Alaska Airlines ranked highest in airline customer satisfaction among traditional carriers for the 10th-consecutive year in the J.D. Power 2008-2017 North America Airline Satisfaction Study.

 “We are thrilled that Virgin America has received the award for Top Domestic Airline by Travel + Leisure,” said Sangita Woerner, Alaska Airlines’ vice president of marketing. “Combined with Alaska Airlines’ recognition as Highest in Customer Satisfaction, we’ve got an amazing combination that is a testament to our remarkable employees who deliver warm and genuine service every day.”

This “decade of awesome” calls for a celebration and the two airlines are rolling out a one-day fare sale for tickets purchased by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) today.

Sample one-way fares*, starting from:
$39      between Los Angeles and Las Vegas
$79      between Seattle and Las Vegas
$99      between San Diego and Austin, Texas  (New service starts Aug. 28)
$99      between San Francisco and Minneapolis/St.Paul (New service starts July 18)
$129    between San Francisco and Nashville, Tennessee (New service starts Sept. 5)
$139    between San Francisco and Baltimore (New service starts Oct. 16)
$149    between Los Angeles and Philadelphia (New service starts Sept. 1)

Guests must travel from Sept. 6 to Nov. 8, 2017 to take advantage of these sale fares. Select markets allow travel even later through Feb. 14, 2018. Visit to learn more and purchase tickets, or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or Hearing & Speech Impaired (TTY): Dial 711 for Relay Services).

Travel + Leisure’s ‘World’s Best’ award evaluates all airlines for cabin comfort, in-flight service, customer service and value. To learn more about the award, go to:


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