Virgin America takes travelers to the sunshine with new seasonal routes

Virgin America takes travelers to the sunshine with new seasonal routes

SAN FRANCISCO – Virgin America, the award-winning airline that is reinventing travel, announces two new seasonal routes – daily nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) and four times weekly service between Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS). Virgin America will offer its award-winning three class service – First Class, Main Cabin Select and Main Cabin – on these routes with mood-lighting, touch-screen entertainment at every seat and fleetwide WiFi. To celebrate the new routes, Virgin America is inviting travelers to share their best sun-inspired ‘selfie’ on Twitter using the #ThawOut hashtag for a chance to win two roundtrip Main Cabin tickets on one of these new winter escape routes. Tickets for the new services are available now at Virgin America’s website and 1-877-FLY-VIRGIN with special sale fares for JFK-FLL starting from $99 one-way and BOS-LAS starting from $179 one-way (taxes and fees included and restrictions applying). All seats are also available for redemption bookings, with no-blackout reward flights on JFK-FLL starting at 3907 Elevate® points and BOS-LAS starting at 7629 points.

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3 big money mistakes to avoid in collegeStudents sitting in classroom(Photo: Thinkstock)Investing in a college degree should carry the often-cited disclosure: “past performance is not indicative of future returns.” With rising tuition prices and a sluggish labor market, a college education is no longer an automatic windfall to a better life. In addition to majoring in a field that will hopefully lead to a decent-paying job after graduation, students need to pass several financial tests.The initial price tag of attending college is only the beginning. Over the course of several years, students are faced with financial challenges that can spiral out of control if ignored.

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The elections for Japan’s upper House of Councillors in 1989 seemed to mark a seismic shift in the country’s politics. With half the chamber’s seats in contention, the main opposition party, the Japan Socialist party (later known as the Social Democratic party of Japan), more than …

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