The Sports Fans Airline of Choice Teams Up with the Los Angeles Clippers
“We’re thrilled to enter into this new partnership with Virgin America,” stated Clippers’ Vice President of Marketing and Broadcasting Christian Howard. “We look forward to working with them in finding new and exciting ways to build both of our brands for years to come.”
With over 700 hours of media content and award-winning interactive features, the Red system offers every guest a personal touch-screen entertainment center right at their seatback – with 24 television channels, more than 35 on-demand films, a 3,000 MP3 library (with the ability for travelers to build their own playlist), a Kid’s entertainment platform (with parental controls), videogames, music videos, interactive Google Maps that track a flight’s journey, a seat-to-seat text chat system and more.
"As California's only hometown airline, we are thrilled to partner with the Los Angeles Clippers," said Virgin America Director of Marketing Dimitrios Papadogonas. "The Virgin America brand is all about bringing entertainment and fun to the skies and the Clippers are an exciting team to watch. And Clippers fans flying on Virgin America can catch the action via the airline’s expanded live sports television line-up.”
Virgin America flies to San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Seattle, Las Vegas, San Diego, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Dallas–Fort Worth, Los Cabos, Cancun, Chicago, Puerto Vallarta, Palm Springs and as of April 4th – Philadelphia.
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EDITORS NOTE: Virgin America is a U.S. controlled and operated airline. Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is a minority share investor in Virgin America. About Virgin America: Headquartered in California, Virgin America offers guests attractive fares and a host of innovative features aimed at reinventing air travel. In just over four years flying, Virgin America was named “Best Domestic Airline” in the Condé Nast Traveler 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 ‘Readers’ Choice’ Awards and “Best Domestic Airline” in Travel + Leisure’s 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 ‘World’s Best’ Awards. The airline’s base of operations is San Francisco International Airport (SFO)’s sleek and sustainable new Terminal 2. The airline’s new aircraft offer interactive in–flight entertainment systems and power outlets near every seat. Virgin America offers Gogo™ WiFi on every flight and hosts the largest in–flight entertainment library in the North American skies via the touch–screen Red™ platform. For more: www.virginamerica.com