Virgin launches daily San Jose, Los Angeles flights

May 1, 2013 10:33:54 AM PDT
There was a big celebration in San Jose Wednesday where a Bay Area-based airline is launching new flights. Virgin America of Burlingame is adding four daily roundtrip flights from San Jose to Los Angeles.

On Wednesday morning, Sir Richard Branson, who owns a stake in Virgin America, joined San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed to celebrate the new route and the new jobs that come with it.

Mineta San Jose International Airport staged a red carpet welcome.