Virgin America Expands New York Service

virgin americaVirgin America has announced an expansion of service at Newark International Airport (EWR) to a total of four daily nonstop flights to both Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) as of November 18, 2016.

The new service comes as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved Virgin America's request to operate two additional daily flights to Newark.  In conjunction with the new service, Virgin America will also offer more conveniently scheduled flight times for travelers heading between New York City and the West Coast.

To celebrate the new services, Virgin America is offering a fare sale, with Newark flights starting from $149. The new flights are on sale now.


Like this story? Subscribe to Daily News & Deals!

Featuring breaking news on the latest product launches, deals, sales promotions, and executive appointments. Be sure to sign-up for this free industry daily newsletter.

Onboard the airline will offer three classes of service (including a First Class cabin and a Main Cabin Select premium economy service) as well as Wi-Fi, power outlets at every seat, a full service food menu and touchscreen seatback entertainment available for every guest.

Virgin America's new EWR flights have been timed to complement the airline's transcontinental flight schedule to create as many convenient options as possible for New York travelers, Virgin America said. The new schedule will see Virgin America operate ten flights per day from Los Angeles to the New York City area and nine flights per day from San Francisco to the New York City area.

Beginning November 18, 2016, Virgin America's flight schedule at EWR is as follows, with the new flights highlighted in bold.

From To Departs Arrives From To Departs Arrives
EWR LAX 8:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m. LAX EWR 7:00 a.m. 3:10 p.m.
EWR LAX 12:30 p.m. 3:40 p.m. LAX EWR 8:45 a.m. 4:55 p.m.
EWR LAX 4:50 p.m. 7:20 p.m. LAX EWR 12:40 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
EWR LAX 5:59 p.m. 9:15 p.m. LAX EWR 10:20 p.m. 6:30 a.m. (+1)
EWR SFO 7:30 a.m. 10:40 a.m. SFO EWR 8:05 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
EWR SFO 11:00 a.m. 2:25 p.m. SFO EWR 9:40 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
EWR SFO 5:25 p.m. 8:50 p.m. SFO EWR 2:30 p.m. 10:45 p.m.
EWR SFO 7:00 p.m. 10:25 p.m. SFO EWR 9:50 p.m. 6:00 a.m. (+1)


Suggested Articles:

The island hoped to surpass 5 million visitors, but U.S. sanctions and travel restrictions severely cut into American visitor numbers. Read more here.

A number of new flights out of Boston and Delta’s new private jet partnership lead this week’s air travel news. Here’s what you need to know.

The new 18-hole course will be exclusive to guests at the Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas Resort Golf & Spa, which opened in February 2018.