NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Virgin America Inc. (Nasdaq:VA), a San Francisco, California-based airline, commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on November 14, 2014.
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Virgin America is a premium airline known for its upscale décor, amenities and low fares. The company operates primarily from Los Angeles and San Francisco to other major destinations in North America and Mexico. Virgin America provides customers with a distinct flying experience through its mood-lit cabins, three classes of service and innovative fleet-wide amenities including touch-screen personal entertainment, WiFi and power outlets at every seat.
"Since its launch in 2007, Virgin America has provided travelers with a unique in-flight experience and has built a loyal customer base," said Bob Greifeld, CEO, Nasdaq. "Nasdaq is proud to welcome Virgin America to our family of innovative listed companies, and we look forward to supporting them as a public company."
Nasdaq has consistently been the exchange of choice for the world's most progressive and groundbreaking companies. Virgin America joins seven of world's largest airlines by listing on The Nasdaq Stock Market.
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