Chief Executive Officer
Peter D. Hunt
President and Chief Operating Officer
Brandon S. Pedersen CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Virgin America was founded in the year 2004. The company has been operational for almost 15 years now. The company started its operations in the year 2007. The company was founded by the Virgin Group, with an aim to create a low-cost airline service in the USA. After starting the operations of the company, the first flights were made from New York and Los Angeles to San Francisco. The company began to experience losses, with almost $270 million in its first quarter only. The company continue making losses, until the year 2010, when the company managed profits for the first time ever, at $7.5 million.
In the year 2009, the company was the first to offer WIFI access via Gogo Inflight Internet, on each and every one of its flight. Later on, in the same year, the company started using WIFI at a subsidised rate from Google, till the year 2010. Then in the year 2014, the company had switched back to Gogo, as it offered much faster WIFI speeds. The first international destination of the company was to Toronto, Canada, from San Francisco, California, USA. But due to the high operating costs, the company terminated its international flight to Canada. The company started to provide service to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, in the year 2010. In the year 2014, the company had leased two gates as well. The company had flown almost 31,000 passengers in its first month, which made the company achieve a share of 3.5 per cent at the Dallas Love Field. In the year 2011, the company had placed an order 60 Airbus A320s. The company provided its first IPO or Initial Public Offering in the year 2014. Then in the year 2016, Alaska Air Group had taken over the company, for about $4 billion. The headquarters of the company is based in 555 Airport Boulevard #500. The name of the place is Burlingame, while the name of the state is California, USA. The pin code of the area is 94010.
Virgin America is an American airline company that focuses on providing the best and low-cost airline services to its customers and clients. The company is not functional now and has been taken over by the Alaska Air Group. The last serving CEO of the company was C David Cush. As of the year 2015, the total sales revenue generated by the company is more than $1.5 billion. As of the year 2016, the number of employees working at the company was more than 3,000. The overall fleet size of the company was 67, and it supported flying to 30 destinations in the USA.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers to use the airline services, developed and offered by the company itself, at low costing fares. The company also provides WIFI services in its flights, top-notch cabins, custom leather seats, video touch screens, etcetera.
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