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2012-03-08 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the only California-based airline, today announces it is "The Official Airline Partner of the Los Angeles Clippers" now through the 2013-2014 season. The multi-year sponsorship will include a variety of fan and flyer promotions as well as in-arena, online and radio advertising as part of the partnership. With the largest in-flight entertainment library in the skies, Virgin America has become the airline of choice for sports fans....

2012-03-05 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- We love our digital lifestyles, but sometimes the stress of dealing with technology that is confusing or failure-prone is just too much. That's why Virgin, today, announced a new service, Virgin Digital Help, to support the growing number of US consumers who feel overwhelmed by the 'digital stress' associated with their increasingly complex digital lifestyles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120305/SF64140LOGO) Already enjoying rapid...

Virgin America Names Plane After Steve Jobs
2012-01-26 05:43:57

Virgin America will be naming one of its jets after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who passed away last October. The plane is an Airbus A320 and will feature Jobs' popular quote "Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish" on its nose. "The idea behind Virgin America was to reinvent the travel experience by thinking differently about design and service--we are known for the tech-forward amenities we offer onboard," Virgin America spokesperson Abby Lunardini told CNET. The airline is offering fleet-wide...

2012-01-25 12:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning domestic airline, today announces the appointment of Karen S. Walker as the Company's new Vice President and Controller effective February 1, 2012. Walker will oversee the California-based airline's day-to-day accounting and financial reporting functions. Walker brings to Virgin America extensive experience in all aspects of finance including compliance, technical accounting, strategy, financial planning,...

2012-01-25 05:43:00

LONDON, January 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Games (http://www.virgingames.com), the leading online gaming company, has launched a brand new television advertising campaign for its bingo site - Virgin Bingo (http://www.virgingames.com/bingo). The latest advert is part of a GBP500,000 marketing campaign to run in the first quarter of 2012. It is a new concept for Virgin Bingo and is a departure from its previous animated advertisements. The new ad takes on a Willy Wonka...

2012-01-19 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Clive Davis and The Recording Academy® will present the annual Pre-GRAMMY® Gala on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., the evening before the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards® (www.grammy.com). Sponsored by Harman, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hyundai, and MasterCard Worldwide, this exclusive, star-studded celebration will feature special musical...

2012-01-17 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing domestic travel, announces it will bring its low-fare, upscale service to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) later this year, with tickets on sale today for three daily nonstop flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) starting April 4, 2012, and two daily nonstop flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) starting April 10, 2012. Known for its...

2012-01-05 08:04:00

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways is beginning the New Year with hot new Economy sale fares from the U.S. to London with rates from $265* (each way based on R/T -- taxes, fees, restrictions apply) bookable now through January 12. There is no better time to visit London as the city gears up to host some of the most exciting events in 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101001/NY74547LOGO ) Economy sale fares to London include: From...

Virgin Galactic Making Moves For Future Industry
2012-01-04 05:35:57

Virgin Galactic is becoming more active in the commercial space industry by moving staffers to its New Mexico spaceport location. Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides said on Friday that a handful of employees have either moved to Las Cruces or are en route as part of the initial team to be based in the city. "It's still a relatively low number, but I think we're going to see a big ramp up as we approach commercial operations," he told Diana Alba Soular from the Las Cruces Sun-News....

2011-12-15 11:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing travel, today celebrates the launch of its upscale, low-fare service to Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) - the sixteenth market in the carrier's expanding network. The new destination arrives just in time for winter getaways, with seasonal daily nonstop flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to PSP and seasonal daily "same plane"...


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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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