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A Former Virgin Atlantic 747-400 Is Up for Sale

Airways News (blog) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Virgin Atlantic is known for their marketing flair, but this was not their idea nor do they necessarily endorse it, according to a statement from the airline “As part of our ongoing investment in newer, more fuel-efficient aircraft, some of our older ...
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ANALYSIS: The Good, Bad & Ugly of Virgin America

Airways News (blog) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Virgin America is now in its waning days, after it was purchased by Alaska Airlines. Thought the deal is still pending regulatory approval, Virgin's days as an independent carrier are more or less over, and now will begin the long and arduous process ...
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British Airways and Virgin Atlantic announce Gatwick terminal moves

Crawley News - ‎May 14, 2016‎
Two major airlines at Gatwick Airport have announced that they will be transferring to opposite terminals at the start of next year.

Virgin Atlantic Airways selects Quintiq to optimize ground staff planning (blog) - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes company and provider of supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), has reported its application has been selected by Virgin Atlantic Airways to plan and optimize ground staff at London Heathrow Airport Terminal 3, the ...
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These are the 20 safest airlines in the world

The Independent - ‎May 25, 2016‎
This top 20 includes only mainline carriers. Low cost carriers such as JetBlue, Virgin America, Norwegian, and Easyjet were considered for a separate ranking.

How to survive a long-haul flight

Skyscanner News (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
Airlines consistently rated as good for long-haul flights include Air New Zealand, Emirates and Virgin Atlantic. Singapore Airlines coming top in the Telegraph Travel Awards 2014, as the best long-haul airline for its high standards of service and ...
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Branson Says Several Suitors for Virgin Australia Stake

Bloomberg - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Other than Virgin Group, Virgin Australia is almost equally owned by Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways PJSC and Singapore Airlines Ltd. The potential exit by Air New Zealand has stoked speculation that Singapore Air will snap up the stake to stop an ...

Gatwick's 'data socialist' proves value of data sharing with pioneering Airport Community app

Future Travel Experience - ‎9 hours ago‎
Tim Graham, Senior Manager - Integration, Development and Innovation, Virgin Atlantic Airways, told FTE that he sees the app as a “great service from Gatwick”.
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Delta launches year-round service from New York-JFK to Edinburgh

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
NEW YORK, May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will launch its new nonstop flight between New York's John F. Kennedy airport and Edinburgh, Scotland, today, offering more on-board amenities than any other airline serving this route.

British airlines 'unlawfully' pocketing £300m in tax paid by passengers - ‎May 14, 2016‎
For years, carriers including British Airways, Ryanair, Monarch, Jet2 and Virgin have effectively denied passengers air passenger duty (APD) refunds where they are rightfully owed by charging them "excessive" fees to reclaim it. In many cases these so ...
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Norwegian unveils flights to Las Vegas for just £179 - ‎May 24, 2016‎
A spot check of fares with other airlines flying direct on the same dates found that the next best price was £583 with Virgin Atlantic, which comes with a 23kg baggage allowance, free in-flight meal and seat selection. The same features with Norwegian ...
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Delta launches Edinburgh-New York route

Buying Business Travel - ‎12 hours ago‎
Virgin Atlantic will also codeshare on the route, as part of its transatlantic agreement with Delta, which owns 49 per cent of Virgin.
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Virgin billionaire Sir Richard Branson talks philanthropy

Diginomica - ‎May 15, 2016‎
The Virgin brand now extends into telecoms, trains and personal finance, but Branson often holds just a minority stake - witness last month's acquisition of the Virgin America airline by Alaska Air, which Branson opposed but could do nothing to prevent.

5 Ways to Become a Master Storyteller

Entrepreneur - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Bored with the staid flying experiences of traditional airlines, he conceived of a “party in the sky” experience complete with a disco ball and a full-service cocktail bar in the cabin.

Travel question of the day: Simon Calder on Atol cover for DIY trips

The Independent - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Scheduled flights bought direct from an airline are not covered. But looking at the carriers flying between the UK and Hong Kong - British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Virgin Atlantic - they are all rock-solid companies that are not going to vanish ...

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL): Sell-Side Analysts Take on Earnings

News Tribune - ‎7 hours ago‎
On or about 2016-07-20, when Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) releases their next quarterly report, Wall Street analysts anticipate the firm will report earnings/share of $1.85.

KCOM Group PLC (LON:KCOM) Receives Corporate Rating From Finncap Analysts

Risers & Fallers - ‎14 hours ago‎
Its Smart421 delivers consultancy, integration and management of business-critical systems for customers, including Telefonica O2 UK, Virgin Atlantic Airways and Aviva. It provides onshore Information technology services for business-critical and projects.

Best airline food: Neil Perry, Matt Moran, Georges Blanc treat passengers

The Australian - ‎May 16, 2016‎
On Virgin, as with an increasing number of airlines, its deluxe passengers can eat whenever they're hungry rather than having to wait for the trolley to trundle by.
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The Best Cards for Every Type of Summer Vacation

U.S. News & World Report (blog) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
(Those include Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards, United MileagePlus, British Airways Executive Club, Korean Air SKYPASS, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer, Virgin Atlantic Flying Club, Hyatt Gold Passport, IHG Rewards Club, Marriott Rewards and The ...
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Jet Airways takes Australia-India business class trips fully-flat

Australian Business Traveller - ‎May 16, 2016‎
from a suite similar to what you'll find aboard Air New Zealand's Business Premier and Virgin Atlantic's Upper Class cabins, and lines up with many of Qantas' flights between Australia and Singapore. A number of those Qantas services also offer the ...