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2011-07-11 05:00:00

Program improvements allow members to share miles with friends and family TORONTO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Points International Ltd. (TSX: PTS); (NASDAQ: PCOM), owner and operator of the world's leading loyalty reward program management platform, www.Points.com, and the Virgin Atlantic Flying Club loyalty programme today announced that they have added sharing functionality to their already flexible Buy Miles program. Now, Flying Club members will experience an easy to use...

2011-07-07 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing travel, today took the top honors for the fourth consecutive year as "Best Domestic Airline" in the prestigious Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards readers' survey. The annual Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards highlight the results of an impartial survey that captures the independent opinions of Travel + Leisure readers on their favorite travel experiences.* In this 16th...

2011-06-30 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the airline that is reinventing domestic flying, today announces that it is teaming up with Google Inc. to offer guests the opportunity to "test-fly" Google's new Chromebook for free onboard their flight and at select airport gates. From July 1-September 30, 2011, Virgin America flyers will have the exclusive chance to check out a Chromebook at their departure airport gate and take the new notebook computer out for a spin...

2011-06-30 06:04:00

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Applications for the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship Caribbean closed earlier this month and, after attracting over 5,000 visits to the Centre's website, 20 hopefuls have now been invited to attend a special assessment day with Virgin Holidays and Virgin Unite on 4th July 2011, to demonstrate if they have what it takes to be the 'Caribbean Richard Branson'. The Centre, a collaboration between Virgin Unite, the...

2011-06-24 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, San Francisco's hometown airline, today announces its partnership with SF Pride, the nation's largest LGBT event, for the fourth year in a row. As the "Official Airline of SF Pride," Virgin America will once again partner with the local LGBT Pride Celebration Committee for the world-famous, one-of-a-kind SF Pride Parade and Celebration. Complete with a contingent of hundreds of Virgin America teammates and a float modeled...

2011-06-23 07:52:00

LONDON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stars of the Big and 'Small' Screen Unveil New Departure Lounge at Manchester Airport Virgin Holidays [http://www.virginholidays.co.uk ] customers travelling from Manchester Airport will get their own taste of Rockstar Service from 1st July when the holiday company's new v-room opens its doors in Terminal 2. The second of the popular dedicated leisure departure lounges joins that opened at Gatwick three years ago in adding more...

2011-06-17 03:00:00

LONDON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- July 2011 Launch Will Maximise Opportunities Created by the New Virgin Atlantic Direct Service Virgin Holidays [http://www.virginholidays.co.uk ] has announced that it will be launching its first ever dedicated Mexico brochure in July as the destination gears up for an increase in UK holidaymakers travelling on the new direct London - Cancun service from Virgin Atlantic. The 52-page brochure will more than double the current...

2011-06-16 08:00:00

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Virgin Atlantic Airways announced the launch of the airline's 33rd destination with the introduction of flights between London and Cancun, Mexico. The twice weekly service will debut June 12, 2012 and expects up to 94,000 Virgin Atlantic customers traveling between London and Cancun in the first year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101001/NY74547LOGO ) The new route strengthens Virgin Atlantic's leisure network from...

2011-06-15 03:00:00

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Virgin Atlantic Airways will celebrate a quarter century of service between Miami and London. The launch of Miami - London service signaled the beginning of Virgin Atlantic's growth outside of the New York market and since beginning in 1986, 4.5 million passengers have traveled to Miami and $7.4bn has been contributed to the city's economy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101001/NY74547LOGO ) Sir Richard Branson...

2011-06-10 12:51:00

ATLANTA and SYDNEY, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Virgin Australia Airlines (ASX: VBA) today welcomed the U.S. Department of Transportation's final approval of antitrust immunity for the airlines' trans-Pacific alliance, which will allow the carriers to implement a joint venture on service between the United States, Australia and the South Pacific. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) The grant of antitrust immunity will expand...


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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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