Earlier this week, I flew economy from New York to San Francisco on Virgin America.

From now on, Virgin America will be my preferred carrier for this route.

Want to know why?

Take a look at this photo I took of my laptop, mid-flight. Notice anything different? Look again. It's plugged in!   That's right. Virgin America has outlets under its seats — even in economy class. Here's the outlet:

I landed in San Francisco with a fully-charged iPhone, ready for a day of meetings and email. 

Until the other airlines catch up on this, I'm flying Virgin from now on, so long as it's not too much more money.

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