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Low-cost carrier Virgin Blue, which has grown into Australia’s second-largest airline since its launch 10 years ago, is now looking to go up market in an attempt to grab an even greater slice of the market.
In his new book, "HOW TO RUN THE WORLD Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance," Khanna takes a look at the current global chaos and offers up a road-map out of the "Dark Ages."
European politicians closed airports for “too far” and “too long” due to the volcanic ash from Iceland, Richard Branson, the former founder of Virgin Airlines, told CNBC Wednesday.
A spacecraft designed to rocket wealthy tourists into space as early as 2011 was unveiled Monday in what backers of the venture hope will signal a new era in aviation history.
Is he or isn't he, that is the question. I'm talking about Sir Richard Branson and his lofty (extraterrestrial?) goal of a manned mission to Mars, in partnership with Sergey Brin and Larry Page at Google.
Australia's Virgin Blue Holdings said on Monday its new airline, V Australia, planned to start daily flights between Sydney and Los Angeles from December.
The U.S. Federal Reserve and European Central Bank announced plans to pump more funds into troubled money markets to give banks enough cash to tide them through a year-end squeeze.
A consortium led by Richard Branson's Virgin Group has been picked as the preferred bidder to rescue Northern Rock and plans to repay 11 billion pounds ($22.6 billion) quickly to the Bank of England.
Virgin Group, controlled by entrepreneur Richard Branson, is leading a consortium that has submitted a rescue plan for British bank Northern Rock that would inject a "substantial cash sum," it said on Friday.
Virgin Mobile USA -- a venture of Sprint Nextel and billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin -- on Tuesday filed for an initial public offering worth up to $467.5 million, earmarked for repaying debts and general purposes. Virgin, which sells mobile services to young people who pay for phone calls in advance, expects to price 27.5 million Class A common shares at $15 to $17 per share.
Like the Ansari X Prize, which was claimed in 2004 by aircraft designer Burt Rutan and financier Paul Allen for a pair of flights by SpaceShipOne, the Google Lunar X Prize is open to private industry and non-government entities worldwide.
Who doesn’t want to be Sir Richard Branson? Today, though, he may have bitten of more than his beknighted mouth can chew. I wish him well in starting a new airline based in San Francisco, Virgin America. He will need luck. Folks, if you’ve ever flown in or out of San Francisco, you know what I'm talking about—the bitter resentment growing in your belly as the fog settles in once more and delays your flight for two hours.
Maverick airline Virgin America plans to begin selling tickets Thursday, giving travelers their first chance to book a trip on planes equipped to pamper passengers even when they aren't flying first class.
Richard Branson is willing to buy back Singapore Airlines' 49 percent stake in his airline, Virgin Atlantic, London's Times newspaper reported.
Katherin Kirschenmann, The DO School chief executive, explains the "Good To Go" program designed to reduce paper waste from single use cups.
Buying marijuana in pot-friendly Colorado just got even easier, like buying a can of soda from a vending machine.
A new agreement requires GrubHub to ensure fees it charges restaurants for its service does not sap tips from delivery people or other workers.