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The Aero-News Network
TruTrak Provides Steady Guidance for OSH17 Special Event Coverage!We were asked to build an autopilot for what was then know as “project Capricor
The Aero-News Network / Posted yesterday
We were asked to build an autopilot for what was then know as “project Capricorn”, which later became known as the “Virgin Atlantic Global Flyer”. The Digitrak started shipping in June of 2002, it was our first of many single axis autopilot... Read more
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New York Post
This surprising city is a sports fan’s dream(from $900 round-trip) and an affordable economy class (from $430 round-trip) f
New York Post / Posted yesterday
(from $900 round-trip) and an affordable economy class (from $430 round-trip) from JFK. Or there’s always the venerable Virgin Atlantic (from $1,700 round-trip), which flies from both JFK and Newark.Where to staySt. Ermin’s Hotel (left), housed... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Hilarious predictions for the future of travel that didn't quite come truepersonalised climate control, smart lighting that reduces the effect of jet lag
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
personalised climate control, smart lighting that reduces the effect of jet lag, and bar areas for passengers to mingle in (Virgin Atlantic and Emirates already have a bar in their business-class cabins). Internet access, and unlimited gadget use... Read more
2d
Liverpool Echo
How to claim back airline tax if you miss a flight this summerunused part of it and any taxes, fees and charges, as set out in the fare rules
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
unused part of it and any taxes, fees and charges, as set out in the fare rules and conditions applicable to your booking." Virgin AtlanticVirgin Atlantic's Christmas sale has flights to America starting at £399 (Image: Getty) Customer service:... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
How to succeed in business and be more like Richard Bransonis what makes entrepreneurs innovators - and combined with a lack of fear makes
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
is what makes entrepreneurs innovators - and combined with a lack of fear makes them go a long way.” Whitehorn joined Virgin Atlantic after working at a Thomas Cook branch in Croydon - at a time when Virgin Airlines was due to launch. His... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Fury in China after unaccompanied boy, 11, ‘kicked off' Virgin Atlantic flight to LondonVirgin Atlantic has sparked fury in China after crew members allegedly kicked a
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Virgin Atlantic has sparked fury in China after crew members allegedly kicked an unaccompanied 11-year-old boy from a London-bound flight at Shanghai airport, with the family saying the youngster was traumatised from his experience. The family claim... Read more
7d
Daily Mirror
Virgin plane makes emergency landing as 'drunk' man is refused more free boozeThe man, who had apparently been drinking free booze on the Virgin Atlantic pla
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
The man, who had apparently been drinking free booze on the Virgin Atlantic plane, started shouting at staff and fellow fliers during the dramatic incident. Stunned passengers filmed him apparently launching a verbal assault on an air stewardess as... Read more
7d
B&T
Russell Hopson Joins M&C Saatchi As Group Managing Directordirector of Team Red at WPP, the interdisciplinary Vodafone account. Has has a
B&T / Posted 7 days ago
director of Team Red at WPP, the interdisciplinary Vodafone account. Has has also worked at RKCR/Y&R, where he led the Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Media and Bacardi accounts, and worked alongside adam&eve/DDB co-founders James Murphy, Ben Priest... Read more
8d
Connecticut Post
What Richard Branson Learned From His 7 Biggest Failuresand what began as a way to pay for the magazine grew into a billion-dollar reco
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
and what began as a way to pay for the magazine grew into a billion-dollar recording empire called Virgin Records.2. When Virgin Atlantic Airlines almost crashed before it started. Branson launched Virgin Atlantic Airlines in 1984 to give... Read more
8d
Daily Telegraph
Scaring birds, waving table tennis bats – and other things you didn't know about running an airportare parked on remote stands or in dedicated parking areas when they’re not in u
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
are parked on remote stands or in dedicated parking areas when they’re not in use. Both British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have impressive maintenance facilities at Heathrow and the overnight period tends to be busy whilst various... Read more
9d
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Regional airline Flybe hopes links with hub airports could help after turbulent yearto connect on from Aberdeen to Singapore, or Edinburgh to Los Angeles, and incl
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
to connect on from Aberdeen to Singapore, or Edinburgh to Los Angeles, and include major airlines such as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Emirates and Air Berlin. Flybe currently runs routes from Norwich to Aberdeen, Alicante, Edinburgh, Malaga... Read more
9d
Norwich Evening News 24
Regional airline Flybe hopes links with hub airports could help after turbulent yearto connect on from Aberdeen to Singapore, or Edinburgh to Los Angeles, and incl
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 9 days ago
to connect on from Aberdeen to Singapore, or Edinburgh to Los Angeles, and include major airlines such as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Emirates and Air Berlin. Flybe currently runs routes from Norwich to Aberdeen, Alicante, Edinburgh, Malaga... Read more
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Daily Mail
Richard Branson says Trump must regret pulling out of Climate Accordof other companies, cities and universities that are committed to reducing emis
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
of other companies, cities and universities that are committed to reducing emissions. Branson also spoke about his company Virgin Atlantic and the possibility of planes being battery powered by the year 2030 Meanwhile both Exxon and BP have urged... Read more
11d
Daily Telegraph
We want names of MH17 killersalthough it had not been officially closed. Around the time of the disaster, th
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
although it had not been officially closed. Around the time of the disaster, there were 55 flights, including planes from Virgin Atlantic, Emirates and Singapore Airlines, over the immediate “war zone”. Meryn O’Brien said all she was focused on... Read more
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Perth Now
We want names of MH17 killersalthough it had not been officially closed. Around the time of the disaster, th
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
although it had not been officially closed. Around the time of the disaster, there were 55 flights, including planes from Virgin Atlantic, Emirates and Singapore Airlines, over the immediate “war zone”. Meryn O’Brien said all she was focused on... Read more
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11d
News.com.au
We want names of MH17 killersalthough it had not been officially closed. Around the time of the disaster, th
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
although it had not been officially closed. Around the time of the disaster, there were 55 flights, including planes from Virgin Atlantic, Emirates and Singapore Airlines, over the immediate “war zone”. Meryn O’Brien said all she was focused on... Read more
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12d
Eye Witness News
How trash talking in the workplace can affect your performanceas they erected the London Eye into place, they encountered some technical diff
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
as they erected the London Eye into place, they encountered some technical difficulties. Richard Branson, the [founder] of Virgin Atlantic Airways, decided to capitalise on the misfortune of one of its key competitors and broadcasted a message... Read more
13d
Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Hactl Wins Virgin Atlantic Cargo ContractAirbus A330-200 aircraft with 14 ton belly-hold capacity. Cargo sales on these
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 13 days ago
Airbus A330-200 aircraft with 14 ton belly-hold capacity. Cargo sales on these Virgin Australia flights will be marketed by Virgin Atlantic Cargo, which also sells space on Virgin Australia’s existing long-haul services from Sydney, Brisbane and... Read more
13d
Daily Telegraph
Would a Heathrow congestion charge make us all cough?responded Tim Alderslade, chief executive of Airlines UK, the body which repres
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
responded Tim Alderslade, chief executive of Airlines UK, the body which represents the likes of British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and easyJet. "This will, in effect, be another tax on air travel.” And there is the crux of the argument.... Read more
15d
The Young Witness
Airline safety: World's safest airlines named in annual airline safety rankings for 2017Hawaiian Airlines, Japan Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airline System,
The Young Witness / Posted 15 days ago
Hawaiian Airlines, Japan Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airline System, Singapore Airlines, Swiss, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia. The website ranked airlines based on audits from aviation's governing bodies and lead... Read more
16d
Evening Standard
Heathrow proposals trigger fears over expansion delaysWe are focused on the opportunities for growth at Gatwick, not the problems of
Evening Standard / Posted 16 days ago
We are focused on the opportunities for growth at Gatwick, not the problems of Heathrow.” British Airways owner IAG and Virgin Atlantic have welcomed an alternative suggestion, but Ryanair campaigned for a different approach. “Ryanair strongly... Read more
17d
CNET
Virgin Atlantic shares mile 'high-club video,' Facebook gaspsTechnically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken o
CNET / Posted 17 days ago
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. Virgin Atlantic/Facebook screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET Many of the reviews were excitable. They had just enjoyed a video shared on Friday by Virgin... Read more
17d
The Mercury News
Travel Troubleshooter: I fainted at the airporta change in my flight 24 hours prior to departure. But I’ve asked Travelocity f
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
a change in my flight 24 hours prior to departure. But I’ve asked Travelocity for a refund for the hotel and airfare. Virgin Atlantic won’t give me a ticket credit because I was a no show for the flight, and the hotel portion of my trip was... Read more
18d
Daily Star
Randy couple filmed leaving plane toilet after ‘joining mile-high club’ in hilarious videoemerges as well with a proud smile drawn across his face. CAUGHT: A couple wer
Daily Star / Posted 18 days ago
emerges as well with a proud smile drawn across his face. CAUGHT: A couple were filmed walking out of a toilet on a Virgin Atlantic flight David Eve – the Brit passenger who filmed the incident – posted the clip to Facebook, writing: “Wait,... Read more
18d
metro
Man mocked for 'smile high club' pic after he and woman seen leaving plane loodriver saves colleague from burning building in dramatic rescue Cheeky. David
metro / Posted 18 days ago
driver saves colleague from burning building in dramatic rescue Cheeky. David Eve whipped out his camera on the Virgin Atlantic flight from London Heathrow this week after he spotted the couple sneaking into one of the cubicles. But he... Read more
18d
News.com.au
Mile-high frisk caught on camerado it, don’t get caught. One couple wasn’t so discreet when they were seen foo
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
do it, don’t get caught. One couple wasn’t so discreet when they were seen fooling around together inside a bathroom on a Virgin Atlantic flight, with the cheeky rendezvous caught on camera. Footage taken by a passenger seated nearby shows the... Read more
18d
Daily Mail
American couple get lucky in the toilet on flight from London to MiamiDid they just join the Mile High Club? Smirking couple are caught on camera lea
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Did they just join the Mile High Club? Smirking couple are caught on camera leaving a Virgin Atlantic plane toilet Hilarious footage of American couple being naughty on London flight to Miami Video shows woman leaving the cabin toilet following a... Read more
19d
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Young North Devon pilot scoops Virgin Galactic sponsorship dealpupil said she would like to become a high altitude pilot for the commercial sp
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 19 days ago
pupil said she would like to become a high altitude pilot for the commercial space flight company. The story was read by a Virgin Atlantic pilot, who shared the story with colleagues at Virgin Galactic in America, which has since offered to help... Read more
19d
Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Panasonic Avionics Subsidiary Aeromobile Equips 100th 3.5G Connected AircraftLufthansa, Malindo Air, Qatar Airways, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Air Serbia, Air
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 19 days ago
Lufthansa, Malindo Air, Qatar Airways, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, SWISS, Turkish Airlines and Virgin Atlantic. AeroMobile was the first to introduce mobile phone services in 2008 and now has over 350 roaming agreements... Read more
20d
Business Standard India
Delta eyes deeper ties with Jet for access to Indian market, says executiveJet and Delta, along with their European partners Air France-KLM and Virgin Atl
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
Jet and Delta, along with their European partners Air France-KLM and Virgin Atlantic, have integrated their schedules to offer better connections. The airlines also offer reciprocal frequent flyer miles and lounge access to customers. Frequent flyer... Read more
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Daily Mail
Richard Branson says tourists could go into space NEXT YEARthe Virgin boss had offered him a seat. Prof Stephen Hawking has revealed he h
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
the Virgin boss had offered him a seat. Prof Stephen Hawking has revealed he has been offered a dream trip to space on Virgin Atlantic. Speaking on Good Morning Britain, Hawking said he did not hesitate in saying 'yes' to Richard Branson's... Read more
20d
The Economic Times
Humble brooms flying high too, courtesy Indians going abroadto be regional patterns, with brooms arriving at check-in regularly in India an
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
to be regional patterns, with brooms arriving at check-in regularly in India and loose tyres commonplace in Lagos," said Virgin Atlantic in a statement. Another outlandish check-in item from India was a head board of a bed. The list also... Read more
21d
Business Standard India
'Jet gives Delta Airlines convenient access to over 30 Indian destinations'throughout India. Through the expansion of the codeshare agreement, in conjunct
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
throughout India. Through the expansion of the codeshare agreement, in conjunction with our partners Air France, KLM and Virgin Atlantic, we offer our customers convenient access between North America and India across three European hubs in... Read more
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22d
Business Standard India
US carrier Delta Airlines in talks for stake in Jet Airwaystwo carriers may announce a joint venture in the next couple of months. Delta
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
two carriers may announce a joint venture in the next couple of months. Delta has stakes in the Richard Branson-founded Virgin Atlantic, AeroMexico and China Eastern Airlines. An investment in Jet Airways will provide it access to the... Read more
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22d
The Seattle Times
I fainted at the airport, and then I lost my vacationwas to leave, so I’m not sure if that would’ve mattered. I’ve asked Travelocit
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
was to leave, so I’m not sure if that would’ve mattered. I’ve asked Travelocity for a refund for the hotel and airfare. Virgin Atlantic won’t give me a ticket credit because I was a “no show” for the flight, and the hotel portion of my trip was... Read more
23d
express
BREXIT SURGE: Britain's biggest firms shrug off uncertainty with sales boomtable which ranks the country’s 100 private companies and features well-known b
express / Posted 23 days ago
table which ranks the country’s 100 private companies and features well-known brands such as Dyson, JCB, Specsavers and Virgin Atlantic. It shows how ambitious bosses have shrugged off any economic and political uncertainty and are still in the... Read more
23d
ABC News
Richard Branson dishes on Virgin, space and the Obamascompanies. Virgin is limiting phone selection, selling unlimited service pretty
ABC News / Posted 23 days ago
companies. Virgin is limiting phone selection, selling unlimited service pretty cheap and offering a two-for-one deal on Virgin Atlantic flights to the U.K. (customers still pay taxes and fees on both tickets). Will that make consumers love... Read more
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23d
Connecticut Post
Richard Branson dishes on Virgin, space and the Obamascompanies. Virgin is limiting phone selection, selling unlimited service pretty
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
companies. Virgin is limiting phone selection, selling unlimited service pretty cheap and offering a two-for-one deal on Virgin Atlantic flights to the U.K. (customers still pay taxes and fees on both tickets). Will that make consumers love... Read more
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24d
San Francisco Chronicle
Richard Branson dishes on Virgin, space and the Obamascompanies. Virgin is limiting phone selection, selling unlimited service pretty
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
companies. Virgin is limiting phone selection, selling unlimited service pretty cheap and offering a two-for-one deal on Virgin Atlantic flights to the U.K. (customers still pay taxes and fees on both tickets). Will that make consumers love... Read more
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24d
Stamford Advocate
Richard Branson dishes on Virgin, space and the Obamascompanies. Virgin is limiting phone selection, selling unlimited service pretty
Stamford Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
companies. Virgin is limiting phone selection, selling unlimited service pretty cheap and offering a two-for-one deal on Virgin Atlantic flights to the U.K. (customers still pay taxes and fees on both tickets). Will that make consumers love... Read more
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26d
Boston Globe
After tragedy, the buzz returns to Manchester21st century, all-you-can-eat hangout, with good Wi-fi. There is now a direct
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
21st century, all-you-can-eat hangout, with good Wi-fi. There is now a direct flight from Boston to Manchester offered by Virgin Atlantic, so I took advantage of the route to explore the city that’s about an hour from Liverpool and a little over... Read more
27d
Orlando Sentinel
Travel Trouble: I fainted at the airport and lost my vacation, where's my refund?was to leave, so I'm not sure if that would've mattered. I've asked Travelocit
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
was to leave, so I'm not sure if that would've mattered. I've asked Travelocity for a refund for the hotel and airfare. Virgin Atlantic won't give me a ticket credit because I was a "no show" for the flight, and the hotel portion of my trip was... Read more
27d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US scrambles to begin 6-nation travel baninitial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was de
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 27 days ago
initial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was delayed 72 hours after the court's ruling. Virgin Atlantic said it was working with Customs and Border Protection, the Homeland Security agency responsible for... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Officials finalizing details of Trump's revived travel baninitial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was de
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 27 days ago
initial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was delayed 72 hours after the court's ruling. Virgin Atlantic said it was working with Customs and Border Protection, the Homeland Security agency responsible for... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Officials finalizing details of Trump's revived travel baninitial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was de
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 27 days ago
initial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was delayed 72 hours after the court's ruling. Virgin Atlantic said it was working with Customs and Border Protection, the Homeland Security agency responsible for... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Officials finalizing details of Trump's revived travel baninitial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was de
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 27 days ago
initial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was delayed 72 hours after the court's ruling. Virgin Atlantic said it was working with Customs and Border Protection, the Homeland Security agency responsible for... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Officials finalizing details of Trump's revived travel baninitial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was de
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 27 days ago
initial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was delayed 72 hours after the court's ruling. Virgin Atlantic said it was working with Customs and Border Protection, the Homeland Security agency responsible for... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Officials finalizing details of Trump's revived travel baninitial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was de
KHQ Spokane / Posted 27 days ago
initial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was delayed 72 hours after the court's ruling. Virgin Atlantic said it was working with Customs and Border Protection, the Homeland Security agency responsible for... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Officials finalizing details of Trump's revived travel baninitial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was de
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 27 days ago
initial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was delayed 72 hours after the court's ruling. Virgin Atlantic said it was working with Customs and Border Protection, the Homeland Security agency responsible for... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unansweredinitial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was de
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 27 days ago
initial order took effect immediately, adding to the confusion, this one was delayed 72 hours after the court's ruling. Virgin Atlantic said it was working with Customs and Border Protection, the Homeland Security agency responsible for... Read more
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