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Date Announced For End of Virgin America Elevate Program

Among the items of the vision for the future of Alaska Airlines and Virgin America which was shared on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 was that the Virgin America name will cease to exist sometime in the year 2019 and the combined entity will simply be known as Alaska Airlines.

Although exactly when the Virgin America name will be dropped was somewhat vague, the date of the end of the Virgin America Elevate frequent flier loyalty program is rather clear: Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan will become the sole frequent flier loyalty program as of…

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Virgin America Name to Cease to Exist in 2019

After what is being called “careful consideration,” the Virgin America name will likely cease to exist as a brand sometime in the year 2019 — exactly when has not yet been determined — as part of the continued integration with Alaska Airlines, which announced the acquisition of the airline almost one year ago and was approved by the Department of Justice of the United States on Tuesday, December 6, 2016.

Virgin America Name to Cease to Exist in 2019

Although the two airlines will adopt the name and logo of Alaska Airlines — whose refreshed branding was unveiled back in January of 2016 — the combined airline…

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Your Chance to Win a Trip for Two in the #Twogether Sweepstakes in Celebration of the Merger of Alaska Airlines and Virgin America

In celebration of the acquisition of Virgin America by Alaska Airlines being completed earlier today, you could be one of 600 people to win two certificates — which can be used toward round-trip economy tickets on flights flights marketed by Alaska Airlines and operated by Alaska Airlines, Virgin America, Horizon, SkyWest or PenAir to a choice of greater than 100 destinations with the #Twogether Sweepstakes — excluding flights to…

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Alaska Airlines Acquisition of Virgin America Approved by Department of Justice

The commercial aviation industry in the United States officially shrunk a little more due to consolidation, as the United States Department of Justice approved the acquisition of Virgin America Incorporated by Alaska Airlines earlier today after the completion of its review…

…but although Alaska Airlines was not required to divest any assets as a condition of clearance, the approval was under the condition of a caveat…

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Half Price Seats Aboard Virgin America Airplanes in Main Cabin Select and First Class

You do not have to simply imagine enjoying extra legroom and complimentary entertainment, food and drinks while traveling during the Thanksgiving holiday season, as you can enjoy half price seats aboard Virgin America airplanes in Main Cabin Select and First Class cabins on flights operating between Thursday, November 17, 2016 and Friday, November 25, 2016 — but you must…

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Two Base Fares For the Price of One With Virgin America — But Hurry

You can purchase two base fares for the price of one in the Main Cabin Select class offered by Virgin America for travel between Tuesday, August 23, 2016 and Wednesday, October 5, 2016 — but you must purchase your tickets at least seven days in advance of the departure date by Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 11:59 in the evening Pacific Daylight Time; and you can only take advantage of this deal once.

The fare — which is not valid for any multi-city itineraries; cannot be transferred; cannot be combined with any other offers; and is not refundable — is valid on the following routes between…

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