Virgin America Launches Upgrades

Virgin America has announced new benefits to make the flying experience even more rewarding for Elevate® members and a new status match offer for travelers with other programs who may be feeling a little ´blue´, the company said.

Virgin America will expand its popular Status Match program by offering members of JetBlue´s Mosaic program instant upgrades to Elevate® Gold so they can enjoy a premium experience and perks like: priority check-in, security clearance and boarding; points earning bonuses; free checked bag allowances; an expanded advance purchase upgrade window for the airline´s exclusive eight-seat First Class, complimentary access to the airline´s new ViaSat WiFi — as well as access to the Virgin America Loft at LAX, which offers guests a sleek and modern retreat.

The program is also rolling out new improvements to make it even easier to strike Elevate® Gold or Silver status and rack up even more Bonus Points.

JetBlue Mosaic members will be upgraded to Elevate® Gold simply by joining the program and applying online. Members can enjoy Gold status perks for three months, plus the opportunity to retain Gold status through the end of 2017. It builds on the current program which offers status match to status holders with United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and now JetBlue.

Virgin America flies to Austin, Boston, Cancun, Chicago, Dallas Love Field, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Los Cabos, Newark, New York (JFK and LGA), Orlando, Palm Springs, Portland, Puerto Vallarta, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington D.C. (IAD and DCA), Honolulu and Kahului, Maui.