Tag: Richard Branson

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100
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Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will ... Read More

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?
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A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019

I believe there is an extremely simple way to whip climate change and I plan to set it out below. ... Read More

Russian space tourism company selects launch site
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Russian space tourism company selects launch site

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Russian company that plans to send tourists on suborbital space tours has signed a deal with a Russian region for ... Read More

First test tourist in space
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First test tourist in space

editor editor- February 23, 2019

Richard Branson is celebrating today after a Virgin Galactic rocket plane reached the edge of space with a test passenger ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic says Shalom to Tel Aviv and Good Bye to Dubai
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Virgin Atlantic says Shalom to Tel Aviv and Good Bye to Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019

Sir Richard Branson said no to Dubai and yes to Tel Aviv as of September 25, 2019when Virgin Atlantic will ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary to award FAA Astronaut Wings to Virgin Galactic pilots
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US Transportation Secretary to award FAA Astronaut Wings to Virgin Galactic pilots

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

On Thursday, February 7, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao will pin FAA Astronaut Wings on Virgin Galactic’s Space ShipTwo ... Read More

Branson: Space tourism will have only minor impact on climate change
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Branson: Space tourism will have only minor impact on climate change

editor editor- May 14, 2013

British billionaire Richard Branson says rocket-powered space tourism flights by his firm Virgin Galactic would have only a minor impact ... Read More

Virgin America touches down in New Jersey
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Virgin America touches down in New Jersey

editor editor- April 10, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Virgin America today celebrates the launch of its new service to Newark, New Jersey – the ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic CEO Steve Ridgway to retire in 2013
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Virgin Atlantic CEO Steve Ridgway to retire in 2013

editor editor- September 10, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Virgin Atlantic CEO Steve Ridgway is retiring early next year, following 23 years with the British ... Read More

Lonely Planet’s guide to traveling “with the stars”
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Lonely Planet’s guide to traveling “with the stars”

editor editor- August 18, 2011

If you can’t be a star, join them, aptly sums up Lonely Planet’s “new list.” Compiled by the travel guide’s ... Read More

Richard Branson turning his attention to submarine tourism
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Richard Branson turning his attention to submarine tourism

editor editor- August 8, 2011

He once promised to send man to outer space and now entrepreneur and daredevil Richard Branson is turning his attention ... Read More

Air France, Delta seek to buy out Branson of Virgin Atlantic
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Air France, Delta seek to buy out Branson of Virgin Atlantic

editor editor- February 21, 2011

The airlines, which are both members of the powerful SkyTeam alliance, have appointed Goldman Sachs to advise them on a ... Read More

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Aviation news: Virgin America goes international

editor editor- June 30, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO - Virgin America, the California-based airline, today marks the launch of its first international city and sets it ... Read More

Sir Richard Branson has seen the enemy and it is carbon
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Sir Richard Branson has seen the enemy and it is carbon

editor editor- May 18, 2010

Virgin chief Richard Branson touted the Carbon War Room, a group of entrepreneurs, public sector officials and industry leaders as ... Read More

Sir Richard Branson unveils underwater “plane” for deep sea tours
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Sir Richard Branson unveils underwater “plane” for deep sea tours

editor editor- February 2, 2010

Adventure Sir Richard Branson has unveiled his new toy - an underwater "plane" for a voyage to the bottom of ... Read More

Sir Richard Branson to unveil Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo
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Sir Richard Branson to unveil Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo

editor editor- December 7, 2009

British billionaire Sir Richard Branson will unveil a craft on Monday that could soon carry tourists on an out-of-this-world trip ... Read More

Goodbye, Virgin Nigeria; hello, Nigerian Eagle Airlines
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Goodbye, Virgin Nigeria; hello, Nigerian Eagle Airlines

editor editor- September 18, 2009

The controversial relationship between Virgin Atlantic and its erstwhile Nigeria counterpart Virgin Nigeria has finally came to an end on ... Read More

Airline of The Week: V Australia
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Airline of The Week: V Australia

editor editor- September 12, 2009

What's to love about this new airline from Richard Branson? A lot. Let's start with the obvious - really low ... Read More

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British Airways/American Airlines link would be monopoly – Branson

editor editor- May 15, 2009

A proposed alliance between AMR Corp's American Airlines and British Airways would create a "monster monopoly," British entrepreneur Richard Branson ... Read More

3 Questions: Richard Branson
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3 Questions: Richard Branson

editor editor- May 4, 2009

Q: Virgin just started flying between San Francisco and Orange County last week. Can you make a new route work ... Read More

Out of this world!
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Out of this world!

editor editor- February 27, 2009

LISBON, Portugal (eTN) - Every now and again a new form of high-speed transit appears such as the TGV, wide-body ... Read More

Virgin takes delivery of Boeing 777 for it’s Australian airline.
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Virgin takes delivery of Boeing 777 for it’s Australian airline.

editor editor- February 10, 2009

Sir Richard Branson must have been a proud man as he took delivery of a brand new Boeing 777-300 ER ... Read More

Branson’s Virgin Nigeria nightmare
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Branson’s Virgin Nigeria nightmare

editor editor- September 15, 2008

Reports have reached from acquaintances in Nigeria about the latest developments over Sir Richard Branson’s Nigerian aviation (mis)adventure. Read More

AirAsia X: How low can you go?
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AirAsia X: How low can you go?

editor editor- September 9, 2008

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (eTN) - AirAsia X CEO Azran Osman Rani has been asked the same question many times: How ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic to walk away from Virgin Nigeria
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Virgin Atlantic to walk away from Virgin Nigeria

editor editor- September 2, 2008

LAGOS, Nigeria (eTN) - Virgin Atlantic, majority shareholder and core investor in Nigeria’s flag carrier Virgin Nigeria, is set to ... Read More

South Australia wants space tourists
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South Australia wants space tourists

editor editor- April 14, 2008

The South Australian Tourism Commission wants British billionaire, and head of Virgin, Richard Branson, to consider the State's outback for ... Read More

US ‘must embrace cross-border airline ownership’ says Branson
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US ‘must embrace cross-border airline ownership’ says Branson

editor editor- March 4, 2008

Sir Richard Branson has called on the US government to be “brave” and embrace cross-border ownership of airlines and ensure ... Read More

Will Virgin fly in Russia?
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Will Virgin fly in Russia?

editor editor- February 1, 2008

MOSCOW - Virgin Group is in talks with a Russian company to set up a new local airline, Virgin owner ... Read More

Branson’s Virgin Group seeks approval to launch domestic airline in India
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Branson’s Virgin Group seeks approval to launch domestic airline in India

editor editor- January 22, 2008

New Delhi, India - The U.K.'s Virgin Group is seeking permission from the Indian government to launch a domestic airline ... Read More

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