Gilt City Sells 3,300 Virgin America Flight Packages in 24 Hours

Gilt City, which offers local deals on restaurants, spas and other products and services, said that — in partnership with Virgin America — it was able to sell 3,300 flight packages within 24 hours, at a cost of between $428 and $3,585 apiece. The packages included premium seats that offered more legroom, one checked bag, and free snacks, drinks and movies. Buyers had their pick of multiple flights based on destination. The offer went live on Wednesday and officially ends tomorrow.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik