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Virgin America tops new airline popularity poll

A Virgin Americs jet prepares to land at Dallas Fort Worth International. The airline topped a “favorite domestic airline” poll by consumers who use the Airfarewatchdog website.
A Virgin Americs jet prepares to land at Dallas Fort Worth International. The airline topped a “favorite domestic airline” poll by consumers who use the Airfarewatchdog website. AP

Airfarewatchdog, a consumer-oriented, deal finder site for airfares and hotels, recently asked site visitors and those who receive their online by-subscription newsletter, “Which is your favorite domestic airline?”

Here are the results, based on more than 3,200 respondents:

Virgin America – 22 percent

Alaska – 14 percent

Jetblue – 14 percent

Southwest – 11 percent

Hawaiian – 11 percent

Allegiant – 9 percent

Frontier – 6 percent

Delta – 5 percent

Spirit – 3 percent

United – 2 percent

American – 2 percent

US Airways – 1 percent

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