What to Know Now
As of this morning, Virgin America is now operating service from the mainland US into Honolulu, Hawaii. Next month come flights to Kahului. This is significant for a few reasons: first, it’s the first time that VX is operating over-water aircraft — a big step for their growth plans — and second, because they’re now competing with the legacies over that route.
This means that regardless of your allegiance or business travel habits or your in-flight entertainment preferences, travel to Hawaii is about to get cheaper. And we can all get behind that.
The inaugural flight takes place on Monday at 7:30 AM PT. Expect high jinks from Richard Branson in step.
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Photo credit: The Virgin America dancers in the airline's in-flight safety video. Virgin America