Making Flying Good Again with 'Great Courses'

January 29, 2015

Virgin America, not to be outdone by fellow low-cost carrier JetBlue, will offer its own educational content for travelers to consume while in flight. The airline, which is perhaps best known for a video shown to passengers before takeoff, has partnered with The Teaching Company, which produces the audio and video series known as The Great Courses. Beginning in February, passengers will have access to more than 530 courses, including such titles as "Not All Carbs Are Created Equal" and "Um, Well, Like, You Know," the company said in a press release.

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