Virgin America launches new Saturday nonstop JFK-PSP flight

Virgin America, the San Francisco, California-based airline that has swept the prestigious travel awards in its five years of operations, announces that it is expanding its offering of upscale, low-fa

Virgin America launches new Saturday nonstop JFK-PSP flight

Virgin America, the San Francisco, California-based airline that has swept the prestigious travel awards in its five years of operations, announces that it is expanding its offering of upscale, low-fare flights with today’s launch of new weekly nonstop service between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Virgin America first launched seasonal flight service into the Palm Springs market in December 2011 with a daily nonstop flight from SFO and a daily “same plane” through flight from JFK to PSP. Just in time for winter getaways, the airline is now expanding its schedule with the only nonstop flight service between PSP and the New York area. Since it launched Palm Springs service, the airline has created local jobs, lowered fares and provided a fresh new flight option for Desert travelers.

In honor of the first nonstop service linking PSP to the Big Apple, guests arriving onboard the inaugural JFK to PSP Virgin America flight will receive a red carpet treatment at the PSP arrival gate with music, cocktails, food and a warm welcome from Palm Springs local leaders and airline representatives.

“Our low-fare, inventive flight service has been well-received by those traveling to and from the Palm Springs region – and we’re pleased to launch additional new service to meet guest demand,” said Virgin America’s President and CEO David Cush. “The convenience of nonstop service is something that was missing from the New York market, so we’re pleased we can offer this additional option for Northeasterners needing a winter escape to the Desert.”

“Palm Springs has long been a popular winter getaway for those trying to escape colder weather,” said Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet. “We’re excited that an airline of Virgin America’s caliber is providing service not only to those looking to enjoy our beautiful weather, but also convenient New York departure options for folks who call Palm Springs and the Desert region home.”

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