Virgin America Launches New Mexico Route

Virgin America is bringing its service to Puerto Vallarta as of Dec. 2, with tickets on sale now for its new nonstop flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR).

“On behalf of Puerto Vallarta, I would like to thank Virgin America airlines for choosing this beautiful city as the perfect place for their new flight,” says Puerto Vallarta Mayor Salvador Gonzalez Resendiz. “We cannot wait to show our destination to more San Francisco visitors.”

The carrier’s new PVR schedule will operate daily except for Mondays and Thursdays as of Dec. 2. For flight schedules and fare information, visit

Located on the Pacific Coast where the states of Jalisco and Nayarit meet, Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s most popular destinations. In 2010, Puerto Vallarta was named the best Mexican vacation destination by U.S. News & World Report—and it is estimated that over three million travelers visit annually. The area is also known as an environmental refuge, with a globally recognized sea turtle conservation program and a variety of eco-tourism attractions. For more on the area’s beaches, attractions and history go to