Virgin America will operate a daily round-trip between New York JFK and Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport and four-times-weekly service between Boston Logan International...

Virgin America is launching two new seasonal routes for its winter 2014-15 schedule.

San Francisco-based Virgin America will operate a daily round-trip between New York JFK and Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (IATA code FLL) and four-times-weekly service between Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS).


Virgin America has symbolic American flags painted on the Sharklets of its new Airbus A320s

Virgin America has symbolic American flags painted on the Sharklets of its new Airbus A320s

 

Virgin America will operate the seasonal New York JFK-Fort Lauderdale service from December 18 through April 28, and will operate its seasonal Boston-Las Vegas service from January 8 through April 28.

Tickets for the new services are available at www.virginamerica.com and 1-877-FLY-VIRGIN, with sale fares for JFK-FLL starting from $99 one-way and BOS-LAS starting from $179 one-way.

The sale fares must be purchased by 11:59pm CT on Thursday, October 2, 2014. Travel must occur between January 8 and February 28, 2015. The lowest sale fares are available only on certain itineraries and are only valid for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

For sale-fare travel, blackout dates are January 16, January 19, February 13 and February 16, 2015.

Virgin America's Red in-flight entertainment system features 9-inch seatback screens, even in the economy-class Main Cabin

Virgin America’s Red in-flight entertainment system features 9-inch seatback screens, even in the economy-class Main Cabin

 

All seats on Virgin America’s new seasonal services are also available for Elevate loyalty-program redemption bookings, with no-blackout reward flights on JFK-FLL starting at 3907 points and BOS-LAS starting at 7629 points.

Virgin America has also announced that it will operate two extra round-trips weekly between Las Vegas and New York JFK from January 5 to April 28, bringing its weekly service frequency on the route from the current seven round-trips to nine.

The airline’s new seasonal New York JFK-Fort Lauderdale service will depart JFK at 8:00 a,m, daily from December 18 and will reach FLL at 11:05 a.m. In the other direction, Virgin America’s new Fort Lauderdale-New York JFK flight will leave FLL daily at 9:15 a.m. daily from December 18 and arrive at JFK at 11:55 a.m.

Virgin America’s new Boston-Las Vegas seasonal flight will push back from the gate at BOS at 10:30 a.m. on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from January 8 and will touch down at LAS at 1:40 p.m. local time.

Virgin America operates 10 Airbus A319s and has 53 A320s in service and on order, as well as 30 A320neos due to be delivered from 2020. Persistent losses persuaded the carrier to cancel orders for 20 additional A320s in the third quarter of 2012

Virgin America operates 10 Airbus A319s and has 53 A320s in service and on order, as well as 30 A320neos due to be delivered from 2020. Persistent losses persuaded the carrier to cancel orders for 20 additional A320s in the third quarter of 2012

 

In the other direction, the flight will leave LAS at 2:50 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from January 8 and will get to BOS at 10:40 p.m. local time. On Thursdays, the flight will depart LAS at 3:35 p.m. and will land at BOS at 11:25 p.m. local time.

The airline’s two additional New York JFK-Las Vegas seasonal flights are timed to vacate the gate at JFK at 11:35 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays from January 5 and arrive at LAS at 2:35 p.m. local time.

In the other direction, one of Virgin America’s two additional LAS-JFK flights will depart LAS at 3:10 p.m. on Mondays and get to JFK at 11:00 p.m. local time. The other flight is timed to leave LAS at 3:35 p.m. on Wednesdays and touch down at JFK at 11:25 p.m. local time.

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