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2014-10-20 16:21:22

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for September 2014 and the first nine months of the year. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 1.8 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 1.9 percent lower than in the same month in 2013. Load factor was 79.2 percent, up 2.9 points from September 2013. The number of onboard passengers increased 0.2 percent from the...

2014-09-29 23:10:54

BrainSell has had an unlimited vacation policy since their inception. Virgin America and Virgin U.K. recently announced they have the same vacation policy. BrainSell hopes that companies will shift from the stigma that you are being a “bad” employee when you take a vacation. Topsfield, MA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Creating a workplace that encourages a personal life is one of the best ways to attract and keep the best talent. This is the basic thought process behind some of the most...

"Stewardess" Richard Branson Serves Passengers On AirAsia Flight
2014-09-26 07:24:35

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Richard Branson, creator of the Virgin business empire, likes to do things differently. He got where he is today by daring to think the unthinkable. He has successfully taken on some formerly impregnable bastions of big business in everything from music to the big banks, railways, transatlantic air traffic, cable TV, and more. So when Branson comes up with a seemingly “off the wall” plan, it pays to read between the lines. On his...

2014-09-16 23:13:40

Virgin Atlantic continues to enrich their passenger experience with the selection of Betria Interactive’s new FlightPath3D Moving Map & City Destination Guide service Irvine, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Virgin Atlantic has recently completed an agreement to launch FlightPath3D from Betria Interactive as their next generation Moving Map & ‘geotainment’ service. The new service offering includes the latest version of the FlightPath3D product suite and will enter into...

2014-09-16 12:36:44

LONDON, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEE Mobile Capital LLC, Delta Partners Emerging Markets TMT Growth Fund II, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and International Finance Corporation have agreed to fund the launch of Virgin Mobile in Turkey andfurther growth in existing Virgin Mobile operations in Poland. Virgin Mobile Central and Eastern Europe ("VMCEE BV") announced today the successful closing of a EUR40 million equity capital funding round....

2014-08-21 12:34:00

New Member Benefit partnership offers Members deals on awesome new threads for guys TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Virgin Mobile Members are stylish and tapped into the most fashionable trends around. Virgin Mobile's Member Benefits keep Members hooked up with the latest styles for less. Starting today, Virgin Mobile Canada is excited (in a manly way) to announce a new partnership with men's clothing retailer JACK & JONES. This brand new brotherhood with JACK & JONES gives Virgin...

2014-08-07 08:29:05

San Francisco's Hometown Airline Marks its Seventh Birthday with a Day Named in its Honor, a Network-Wide Fare Sale for its Loyal Flyers and Some Major League Fun with the San Francisco Giants SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline known for its upscale service and low fares, is celebrating its seventh anniversary and seventh straight year as the Top Domestic Airline in Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards with help from the San Francisco...

2014-07-21 16:20:31

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Limited Edition [http://www.virginlimitededition.com ], Sir Richard Branson's luxury collection of award-winning retreats is offering a special complimentary night stay to celebrate the opening of the beautiful Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in Franschhoek, South Africa from 1st of September 2014. Discover the delights of Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard with a free night when you book to stay for a minimum of...

2014-07-07 12:20:56

Members get the chance to win an unforgettable motoring experience TORONTO, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Virgin Mobile Canada announced a returning partnership with MINI Canada that makes driving down the open road even better for one lucky Virgin Mobile Member. Sleek and sexy, a brand spankin' new MINI is now up for grabs. Until October 1, 2014, Canadians with Virgin Mobile service can enter for their chance to drive off in the new 2015 MINI. The winning Member will get to rock...

2014-06-24 12:22:11

San Francisco's Hometown Airline to Fly Guests in Style from Across the U.S. to the Nation's Largest LGBT Event SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America for the seventh year in a row is proud to partner with SF Pride as the "Official Domestic Airline of San Francisco Pride." 2014 marks the 44(th) Anniversary of the San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration and Virgin America's teammates will be bringing the airline's signature Virgin Red to this year's "Color Our...


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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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