Virgin America Adds Free Access to, Sets ViaSet WiFi Pricing

Virgin America said this morning that it will be offering up free access to, the professional learning and content site run out of Goleta--and now owned by LinkedIn--as part of a wide rollout of high speed, Wi-Fi access from Carlsbad-based ViaSat. Virgin America, which has been in early trials on the new high speed, satellite WiFi from ViaSat since July of last year, said it will also offer up free WiFi access for its Elevate Gold members, and pricing starting at $4.99 for short haul flights (ie LAX to SFO) for users.