Act Fast for $79 Intro Fares From DCA to Dallas

Virgin America Inaugural Service from DCA to DAL
Virgin America Inaugural Service from DCA to DAL

Virgin America is inaugurating new nonstop service from Washington, DC (DCA) to Dallas (Love Field).

The airline is offering an introductory fare of  $79 one way, including taxes.

Tickets must be purchased today or tomorrow, April 25 or 26, 2014.

The fare is available for travel on most dates from October 13, 2014 through November 20, 2014.  

Do you like the graphics in Virgin America’s advertising campaigns?

Amex “Offers for You” — $75 off Virgin America

Amex Offers for You:   $75 off Virgin America
Amex Offer: $75 off Virgin America

American Express is offering some cardholders a credit of $75 on their bill if they make a purchase of $375 or more at Virgin America.

That amounts to a 20 percent discount on air travel!

You can check to see if you have been targeted for this offer by logging in to your American Express account and looking under the “Offers for You” tab.   You must select the offer to apply it to your credit card account.

In my experience, credits on qualified “Offers for You” purchases post immediately to your account.

The offer runs through March 10, 2014.

Southwest Airlines Triggers Most Positive Sentiments in Survey of Twitter Chatter

Southwest Airlines had the most consistently positive profile in an analysis of  strongly worded tweets about U.S. airlines. The analysis of social media responses to various airlines considered both strongly positive and strongly negative messages posted during December 2011.

77 percent of the strongly worded positive messages were associated with Southwest, followed by JetBlue with 73 percent strongly positive messages.  Only 42 percent of the strong comments about U.S. Airlines were positive.  Delta Airlines had by far the largest number of strongly worded tweets, over 2,500, with 61 percent of the messages positive.

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