Virgin America signs Distribution Agreement with Amadeus

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Tuesday, 24 March 2009

California-based Virgin America has signed a three-year distribution agreement with Amadeus which will bring full content to Amadeus users worldwide and enable the airline to extend its reach.

Amadeus users can now access and book fares and inventory that Virgin America makes available to the public through its internal reservation system and its consumer website, as well as through third-party sites.

Amadeus and Virgin America are both known for providing the best value to savvy travelers, so were pleased to announce this partnership and to give Amadeus customers the chance to experience our award-winning and unique low-fare service, said Diana Walke, Vice President for Planning and Sales at Virgin America. Amadeus is a trusted and important distribution channel that will help us reach new customers as we continue to grow.

Launched in August 2007, Virgin America offers power outlets at every seat and the seatback touch-screen Red platform which allows guests to control their own in-flight experience. Red offers an on-demand food menu, live TV, movies, seat-to-seat chat, thousands of MP3s, videogames, and more. Already on 13 aircraft, by the second quarter of 2009, Virgin America will be the first U.S. airline to offer in-flight internet on every flight.

Virgin America offers flights from: SFO to LAX, SFO to JFK, SFO to SAN, SFO to IAD, SFO to LAS, LAX to JFK, LAX to IAD, SFO to SEA, SEA to LAX, JFK to LAS, BOS to LAX, BOS to SFO and starting April 30 SFO to SNA.

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