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Richard Branson urges the government not to bail out BA, orders...

Sir Richard Branson, the billionaire owner of Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd., said he’s ordering 10 Airbus SAS A330 aircraft worth $2.1 billion and urged the government not to bail out British Airways

Branson: Unlikely all big US airlines will survive

TOKYO - British entrepreneur Richard Branson, founder and president of Virgin Atlantic Airways VA.UL, said on Tuesday he believes it is unlikely that all big U.S.

New flights from Branson, Missouri launched

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., today launched daily nonstop flights from Branson Airport in Branson, Missouri, the first privately-financed and commercially-operated airport

AirTran Airways names Branson as its newest destination

ORLANDO, FL - AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., announced today plans to begin service to Branson, Missouri.

Sir Richard Branson wants to buy English airport

Sir Richard Branson, the billionaire owner of airline Virgin Atlantic, has said he would be interested in bidding for London's Gatwick airport.

Branson predicts spectacular airline casualties

LONDON - There will be "spectacular casualties" in the airline industry over the next 12 months, billionaire Richard Branson, the owner of Britain's No.

Virgin Atlantic boss Branson warns of more consolidation in airline industry

According to Sir Richard Branson casualties of rising fuel prices could increase in the airline industry.The Virgin Atlantic boss warned that rising costs could offset earnings, forcing small companies to merge or be forced out of business. Branson also said that oil, which is currently close to $150 a barrel could go as high as $200 a barrel in about ten years, say reports.

Richard Branson’s V Australia Airline to start US-Australia flights in 2009

Sydney, Australia - British Billionaire and Virgin Boss Sir Richard Branson is readying his V Australia airline for a grand launch. The new airline, which was announced June last year, will challenge Qantas's market control over Australia-US flights starting next year particularly the lucrative Sydney-Los Angeles route.