Yesterday we learned a lot of details about the future of Alaska and Virgin America, following the two airlines formally merging late last year. Essentially Alaska will be the surviving brand and airline, though they’ll include some minor Virgin America touches, like mood lighting and hip uniforms.
However, if you’re used to Virgin America’s spacious first class and TVs at every seat, you’ll be sorely disappointed.
Alaska flyers should be excited about these updates, as I don’t think it could have worked out a lot better for them. Most significantly: