Virgin America Inc. (Nasdaq: VA) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell in Celebration of IPO

ADVISORY, Nov. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Virgin America Inc. (Nasdaq:VA), a San Francisco, California-based airline known for its upscale service and low fares, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO), which will occur today, November 14.

In honor of the occasion, David Cush, President & CEO will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, November 14, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Virgin America Media Contacts:

Abby Lunardini

(650) 533-7576

abby.lunardini@virginamerica.com

Jennifer Thomas

(650) 274-7329

jennifer.thomas@virginamerica.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Christine Barna

(646) 441-5310

Christine.Barna@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463


Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

Social Media:

For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit the following Facebook pages at:

http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ

http://www.facebook.com/VirginAmerica

For photos from ceremonies and events visit our Instagram Pages:

http://instagram.com/nasdaq

http://instagram.com/virginamerica

And follow the #VirginAmerica hashtag.

For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at:

http://twitter.com/nasdaq

http://twitter.com/virginamerica

And follow the #VirginAmerica hashtag.

For exciting viral content and ceremony photos visit Tumblr Page:

http://nasdaq.tumblr.com/

Webcast:
A webcast of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at:
https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

Photos of Virgin America's custom-designed Airbus A320 Family aircraft fleet can be downloaded at: https://www.virginamerica.com/cms/about-our-airline/photos.html

Broadcast quality video b-roll of the airline can be downloaded at: https://static.virginamerica.com/images/2014/press/VX_B_ROLL_H264.zip

Broadcast quality 360° interior and exterior aircraft footage can be downloaded at: https://static.virginamerica.com/images/2014/press/VX-360.zip

If experiencing download difficulties, the airline’s broadcast quality b-roll can also be accessed here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/uw088sfpw0jrecm/AAArjLoY7E5oIuVnCVYth4GSa?dl=0

About Virgin America Inc. (Nasdaq:VA):

Headquartered in California's Silicon Valley and known for its mood-lit cabins, three beautifully designed classes of service and innovative fleetwide amenities — like touch-screen personal entertainment, WiFi and power outlets at every seat, Virgin America has built a loyal following of flyers and earned a host of awards since launching in 2007 — including being named both the "Best U.S. Airline" in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards and "Best Domestic Airline" in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards for the past seven consecutive years. For the past two years, Virgin America has topped the Airline Quality Rating, a research project conducted by faculty at Wichita State University and Purdue University that analyzes airline operational performance as reported by the Department of Transportation. The airline's base of operations is San Francisco International Airport (SFO)'s sleek and sustainable Terminal 2. Virgin America has created 2,800 jobs and flies to San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, Washington D.C. (IAD and DCA), Las Vegas, San Diego, Seattle, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Dallas-Fort Worth (ends October 2014), Los Cabos, Cancun, Chicago, Puerto Vallarta, Palm Springs (seasonal), Philadelphia (suspends October 2014), Portland and Austin. In addition to a Main Cabin that offers custom-designed leather seating with a deeper, more comfortable pitch, the airline's First Class offers white leather seating with 55 inches of pitch, 165 degrees of recline and lumbar massagers. The carrier's Main Cabin Select option offers 38-inches of pitch, free food and cocktails, an all-access pass to media content, dedicated overhead bins and priority check-in/boarding. In 2012, Virgin America opened its first airport lounge, The Loft at LAX, and rolled out enhancements to its Elevate frequent flyer program — including status levels. For more: www.virginamerica.com

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaq.com/ambition or www.nasdaqomx.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.