Tag: Virgin Atlantic

Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary
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Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

The Travel division of Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, is this month celebrating 20 years of organizing ... Read More

Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement
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Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Following recent false accusations relating to Qatar Airways’ shareholding in Air Italy, such baseless statements and consistent inaccuracies need addressing ... Read More

Boston-Logan Airport: New international routes
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Boston-Logan Airport: New international routes

editor editor- April 2, 2019

The last 24 hours have brought 2 new international flights to Boston Logan International Airport, thanks to Delta joint venture ... Read More

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance
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Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), William ‘Billy’ Griffith, has revealed that Barbados enjoyed a 2.7% increase in ... 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

Heathrow Airport unveils new locations for Business Summit series
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Heathrow Airport unveils new locations for Business Summit series

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

More businesses than ever before will work with Heathrow to explore new global markets and supply chain opportunities, as 11 ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic pilots:  All I want for Christmas is recognition
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Virgin Atlantic pilots: All I want for Christmas is recognition

editor editor- December 10, 2018

In a dispute centered on union recognition, the Professional Pilots Union (PPU), which represents about a third of pilots at ... Read More

Delta Air Lines adds more key markets for Boston customers
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Delta Air Lines adds more key markets for Boston customers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018

Delta adds more key markets for Boston customers: Chicago, Cleveland, Newark and Washington, D.C. Delta is Boston's fastest-growing carrier by ... Read More

Delta Air Lines carried 15.5 million passengers in ‘record’ November 2018
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Delta Air Lines carried 15.5 million passengers in ‘record’ November 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018

Delta Air Lines today reported operating performance for November 2018. The company carried 15.5 million customers across its broad global ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic plans direct flights between London and Dar es Salaam
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Virgin Atlantic plans direct flights between London and Dar es Salaam

editor editor- June 17, 2013

LONDON, England — Virgin Atlantic is considering government proposal for the British airline to operate direct flights between London and ... Read More

Sir Richard Branson to serve as stewardess on AirAsia X flight
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Sir Richard Branson to serve as stewardess on AirAsia X flight

editor editor- April 9, 2013

He’s known for his unabashed publicity stunts but Sir Richard Branson’s latest escapade could leave him a little red-faced. Read More

Delta-Virgin Atlantic partnership to offer more choice for customers out of London Heathrow
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Delta-Virgin Atlantic partnership to offer more choice for customers out of London Heathrow

editor editor- March 22, 2013

LONDON, England – Delta Air Lines will significantly grow its presence at London’s Heathrow Airport when its partnership with Virgin ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic facing record annual loss
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Virgin Atlantic facing record annual loss

editor editor- March 11, 2013

LONDON, England - British airline Virgin Atlantic is facing record annual losses of 135 million pounds ($202 million), raising fears ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic launches new TV ad celebrating talented staff
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Virgin Atlantic launches new TV ad celebrating talented staff

editor editor- December 29, 2012

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn. - A multimillion dollar television advertising campaign celebrating the extraordinary talents of Virgin Atlantic's employees launches this ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic to compete with BA on flights to Scotland
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Virgin Atlantic to compete with BA on flights to Scotland

editor editor- November 20, 2012

LONDON, England - Virgin Atlantic has won all of the London Heathrow take-off and landing slots that British Airways was ... 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

Virgin Atlantic making its first foray into UK domestic market
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Virgin Atlantic making its first foray into UK domestic market

editor editor- August 22, 2012

Virgin Atlantic has unveiled plans to make its first foray into the domestic short-haul market, and will be competing with ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic brings the Clubhouse treatment to Newark Liberty
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Virgin Atlantic brings the Clubhouse treatment to Newark Liberty

editor editor- July 31, 2012

Virgin Atlantic has announced details of its latest investment in luxury travel - a brand-new Clubhouse at Newark Liberty Airport ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic celebrates first flight between London Heathrow and Vancouver
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Virgin Atlantic celebrates first flight between London Heathrow and Vancouver

editor editor- May 28, 2012

Virgin Atlantic inaugural flight arrived in Vancouver on May 25 and to mark the occasion, Sir Richard Branson was joined ... Read More

Virgin airlines team up to launch “Virgin Skies” advertising campaign
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Virgin airlines team up to launch “Virgin Skies” advertising campaign

editor editor- May 11, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON and SYDNEY - Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic Airways and Virgin Australia, today announce that all three award-winning ... Read More

UK airlines’ chiefs inspect new Boeing 787 Dreamliner
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UK airlines’ chiefs inspect new Boeing 787 Dreamliner

editor editor- April 24, 2012

Chiefs of the British carriers due to take delivery of Boeing's new "green" 787 Dreamliner jet will be at Heathrow ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic employee resigns over celebrity leaks scandal
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Virgin Atlantic employee resigns over celebrity leaks scandal

editor editor- April 7, 2012

The airline, which is owned by Sir Richard Branson, opened an urgent investigation on Thursday night after the woman allegedly ... Read More

UK carriers scream bloody murder over passenger duty hike
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UK carriers scream bloody murder over passenger duty hike

editor editor- March 13, 2012

Four of the UK's leading airlines have slammed planned increases in airline passenger duty (APD) , claiming that the planned ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic will not pass new UK tax onto passengers
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Virgin Atlantic will not pass new UK tax onto passengers

editor editor- March 7, 2012

Virgin Atlantic has made the decision not to pass on what it calls an “unfair retrospective” increase to passengers in ... Read More

Sir Richard Branson: BA-BMI deal takes UK flying back to dark ages
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Sir Richard Branson: BA-BMI deal takes UK flying back to dark ages

editor editor- February 18, 2012

Passengers face higher fares and reduced services between Scottish airports and London Heathrow if British Airways succeeds in taking over ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic launches new flights between Vancouver and London
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Virgin Atlantic launches new flights between Vancouver and London

editor editor- November 8, 2011

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn. - Virgin Atlantic has announced the launch of a new route between Vancouver and London Heathrow. Read More

Virgin Atlantic chief: Battle to take over BMI very much still alive
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Virgin Atlantic chief: Battle to take over BMI very much still alive

editor editor- November 7, 2011

Virgin Atlantic chief executive Steve Ridgway has said that International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways, will have a “massive ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic pilots vote in favor of strike action
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Virgin Atlantic pilots vote in favor of strike action

editor editor- June 23, 2011

For the first time in their history, pilots of Virgin Atlantic have voted in favour of industrial action over pay. Read More

Virgin Atlantic celebrates 25 years of flying between London and Miami
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Virgin Atlantic celebrates 25 years of flying between London and Miami

editor editor- June 16, 2011

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn. - Today, Virgin Atlantic Airways will celebrate a quarter century of service between Miami and London. Read More

Best Western launched global partnership deal with Virgin Atlantic
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Best Western launched global partnership deal with Virgin Atlantic

editor editor- April 23, 2011

LONDON, Enland - Best Western has today launched a global partnership deal with Virgin Atlantic led by the hotel group's ... Read More

More flights in and out of Kenya
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More flights in and out of Kenya

editor editor- April 8, 2011

(eTN) - Virgin Atlantic and Fly 540 are both increasing routes in Kenya, either in capacity or with extra flights. Read More

Virgin Atlantic becomes latest A330 operator
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Virgin Atlantic becomes latest A330 operator

editor editor- April 6, 2011

Virgin Atlantic Airways, has for the first time in its history deployed a twin engine jet to serve on its ... Read More

JetBlue and Virgin Atlantic team up on transatlantic travel
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JetBlue and Virgin Atlantic team up on transatlantic travel

editor editor- March 23, 2011

NEW YORK and LONDON - JetBlue Airways, New York's hometown airline, and Virgin Atlantic, the award-winning long-haul airline, today announced ... Read More

Alleged massage injuries cost Virgin Atlantic £300,430
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Alleged massage injuries cost Virgin Atlantic £300,430

editor editor- March 12, 2011

LONDON, England – Two Virgin Atlantic massage therapists have been awarded GBP300,000 in damages from Virgin Atlantic for pain caused ... 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

Tony Fernandes may buy Virgin Atlantic
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Tony Fernandes may buy Virgin Atlantic

editor editor- December 27, 2010

LONDON, England - The chief executive of Malaysia's AirAsia is considering a possible takeover bid for British airline Virgin Atlantic, ... Read More