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2014-04-22 16:21:42

Virgin America Teammate Volunteers Join Restoration Projects Across the U.S. for a Day of Stewardship in Celebration of Earth Day 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the only California-based airline, teamed up with environmental science education program NatureBridge for Earth Day 2014. Virgin America teammate volunteers pitched in at Rodeo Beach in the Marin Headlands to help clean up the shoreline, remove invasive plants and preserve the area's...

2014-04-14 20:20:31

NEW YORK CITY, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Land Rover announces its New Age of Discovery in dramatic fashion in New York - Global reveal of Land Rover's new Discovery Vision Concept car alongside SpaceShipTwo, the world's first commercial spaceship - Land Rover is Virgin Galactic's first global partner, bringing together two world leaders in adventure, innovation and exploration - Partnership to be used to...

The Child Who Inspired Sir Richard Branson's Dreams Of Space Travel Being Sought For VIP Treatment
2014-04-11 06:58:24

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sir Richard Branson, the man behind the dream to bring citizens into space, has only one person to thank in realizing that dream. During a visit to the BBC TV children’s show Going Live! In 1988, Branson got to talk with one enthusiastic child about the possibilities of future space travel. As a child, Shihan Musafer placed a call to the Going Live! show and asked the question that would catapult Branson into the spotlight of...

2014-04-08 12:20:58

SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for March 2014 and the first three months of the year. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) rose 2.2 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 2.7 percent higher than in the same month in 2013. Load factor was 84 percent, down 0.4 points from March 2013. The number of onboard passengers increased 6.4 percent over the same month...

2014-04-07 12:22:08

Award-Winning Airline Adds Second Daily Flight between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, today announces that it will expand its schedule to two daily nonstop roundtrips between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and its home base at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) as of July 8, 2014. Known...

2014-03-12 20:20:10

SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for February 2014 and the first two months of the year. The airline's February traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) rose 4.2 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 2.7 percent higher than in the same month in 2013. Load factor was 76.8 percent, up 1.1 points from February 2013. The number of onboard passengers was 445,000, a 10.3 percent...

2014-02-20 16:20:22

Travelers to Help Select New Signature Virgin America Ice Cream by Casting Their Vote via Twitter for One of Three Custom Flavors Created by the Cult-Favorite San Francisco Ice Cream Makers SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline already known for its award-winning cuisine and international-grade First Class cabin, today announces a new enhanced First Class menu and service that will launch on its long-haul business flights between San...

2014-02-19 16:20:11

Rachel H. Bell Appointed to Award-Winning Airline's Top Accounting and Financial Reporting Post SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning domestic airline, today announces the appointment of Rachel Bell as the Company's new Vice President and Controller effective immediately. Bell, who since 2012 has served as the airline's Director of Internal Audit, will oversee the California-based airline's day-to-day accounting and financial reporting...

2014-01-29 12:21:02

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today announces that Intel Corp. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Stacy J. Smith will join the Company's Board of Directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090123/VIRGINAMERICALOGO) "We are very pleased to welcome Stacy to the Board of Directors," said Donald J. Carty, Virgin America's Chairman of the Board. "With his extensive background within the tech industry and strong executive...

2014-01-25 23:02:41

With more than 100 employees in its factory in China, EQhair.net has been a leader in the industry of hair extensions. Recently, the business has released its silk straight Philippine virgin hair extensions. (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 With more than 100 employees in its factory in China, EQhair.net has been a leader in the industry of hair extensions. Recently, the business has released its silk straight Philippine virgin hair extensions which are expected to be a top seller for 2014....


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Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

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