Hiring Requirements for Virgin America

Type of airline: U.S. Passenger

Headquarters: Burlingame, California

Hub(s): Los Angeles and San Francisco; focus city: Dallas-Love with service to 24 destinations.

Origin: The company started in 2004 and began operations in 2007.


Being Virgin – Embracing the brand to do things differently in our category

Elevating People – Our teammates, neighbors, guests, and community

Creating ‘Wow’ – Surprising and delighting travelers

Hiring Requirements:

2,500 TT (excludes Helo, Sim, and F/E Time)

Preferred: A320 type rating; recent flight experience of 1,000 hours total time as PIC, in turbine or jet aircraft.

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