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Sir Richard Branson reveals his missed opportunities in the travel industry

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Sir Richard formed the airline Virgin Atlantic in 1984 and a year later he founded the equally successful Virgin Holidays, since then he has also launched Virgin Trains and in recent years he has been building up his space travel business Virgin ...

Best frequent flier promotions for May 2016 - ‎2 hours ago‎
Virgin Atlantic puts award flights on sale. Between now and May 11, Virgin Atlantic is putting select routes between North America and London on sale. Take 30% off economy class award redemptions from cities like Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, Orlando ...
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New Delta CEO Weighs Cutting Overseas Service as Fuel Costs Rise

Bloomberg - ‎20 hours ago‎
And partnerships or investments with China Eastern Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Aeromexico and Brazil's Gol are expected to provide much of the airline's growth.
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London-Detroit flight diverted for technical issue

Detroit Free Press - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
A flight from London to Detroit was diverted this morning because of a "minor technical issue," according to the airline. Virgin Atlantic Flight 107 returned to London Heathrow Airport, landing safely for what was "purely a precautionary measure ...

Travel Agenda: where to go and what to know in travel this week

The Independent - ‎May 2, 2016‎
JetBlue has launched flights from Fort Lauderdale (25 miles north of Miami) to Barbados, with fares as low as $115 (£82). “Open jaw” tickets, flying out from Heathrow to Miami and back from Barbados to Gatwick, are available on either BA or Virgin ...

Nigeria: International Airlines Operators Made US$15 Billion From 2015 Ticket Sales - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Also, Air France sold tickets worth N26 billion, Virgin Atlantic Airways, N16 billion, Ethiopian Airlines, N23 billion, Lufthansa, N17 billion, Delta Air Lines, N17 billion, United Airlines, N15 billion, KLM, N16 billion, Qatar Airways, N12 billion ...

Delta, StoryCorps Partner to Preserve Stories of Culture and Human Connection

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry's leading transatlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance ...

Nigeria: 'Airlines Cancel 95, Delay 2815 Flights in March' - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Others are KLM, Lufthansa, Max Air, Medview, Middle East Airlines, Qatar, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordan, Rwandair, Saudi Air, Sudan Air, South African Airways, Turkish Air, United and Virgin Atlantic Airways. A total of 605 were delayed and 28 cancelled.

Recent Broker Updates On KCOM Group (LON:KCOM)

Risers & Fallers - ‎10 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.

Nigeria: We've No Plan to Pull Out of Nigeria - BA, Virgin - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Lagos - Against the backdrop of a recent announcement by the Spanish national carrier, Iberia, to suspend flight operations in Nigeria from May 12, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have declared that they are not taking a similar step. BA operates ...
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Where are the startup airlines?

Chicago Tribune - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Despite cheap fuel and financing, almost no new, well-capitalized airlines with national aspirations have appeared since the wave of bankruptcies and consolidations of the past decade.

Richard Branson tweets about couple who confuses Birmingham, Alabama with Birmingham, England - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
"Not wanting them to miss out on the holiday of a lifetime because of a silly booking mix-up, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays surprised the lovely young couple with flights and accommodation to Sin City," Branson wrote in a blog post on Friday ...

Airbus Delivers Its First US-Built Plane to JetBlue

TravelPulse - ‎May 2, 2016‎
While it's doubtful that Airbus will ever rise to dominance here in the U.S., most U.S. airlines do have Airbus planes composing at least part of their fleet.

Delta sees room for more cooperation with equity partners

Reuters - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
When allowed by certain international aviation accords, the owning airline such as Delta also can coordinate its partners' prices, capacity and flight times to minimize the length of layovers.

Nigeria: Aviation Fuel - 52 Percent of Flights in First Quarter Delayed - Report - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Others are KLM, Lufthansa, Max Air, Medview, Middle East Airlines, Qatar, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordan, Rwandair, Saudi Air, Sudan Air, South African Airways, Turkish Air, United and Virgin Atlantic Airways. The report also indicated that 1, 520 ...
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The Fashion Industry Now Has Its Own Airline

Condé Nast Traveler - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
This isn't the first time an airline has had a relationship with the fashion industry. Designers have a history of making flight crews well heeled—of late, Zac Posen designed uniforms for Delta and Vivienne Westwood dressed Virgin Atlantic in chic ...
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Nigeria: Foreign Airlines Accused of Using Forex Scarcity to Rip Off Nigerians, FG - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
In particular, British Airways (BA) and Virgin Atlantic Airways, two major carriers patronised by Nigerians on the Lagos-London route, have been accused of engaging in the sharp practice, which industry sources say accounts for the astronomical and ...

Kenya Airways Flights Disrupted as Pilots Union Goes on Strike

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
“We are currently experiencing delays and cancellation of ten flights to various destinations in our network and we are advising our guests on the mitigating measures,” the carrier said in an e-mailed statement.

ROUTES: How airlines have deployed their 787s

Flightglobal - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
It has also allowed airlines like Virgin Atlantic and Etihad to reduce their A340 fleet, while Hainan Airlines, LAN Airlines and Royal Jordanian have got rid of them altogether. The 787 is more economical (in terms of direct operating costs) to operate ...

Nigeria: Economic Crunch - Airlines Adopt New Strategies to Sustain Operation - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The Nigerian operators had alleged that British Airways and Virgin Atlantic Airways were behind the sudden directive by Eurocontrol, which provides airspace services to airlines in Europe, to give them 48 hours ultimatum to offset their debts or they ...