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A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019 05:44

I believe there is an extremely simple way to whip climate change and I plan to set it out below.  It's wonderful to see children all over the world marching ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic says Shalom to Tel Aviv and Good Bye to Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 19:13

Sir Richard Branson said no to Dubai and yes to Tel Aviv as of September 25, 2019when Virgin Atlantic will start service to the Israelis largest city from London Heathrow ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary to award FAA Astronaut Wings to Virgin Galactic pilots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 23:35

On Thursday, February 7, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao will pin FAA Astronaut Wings on Virgin Galactic’s Space ShipTwo test pilots Mark “Forger” Stucky and Frederick “CJ” Sturckow in ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic plans direct flights between London and Dar es Salaam

editor editor- June 17, 2013 05:00

LONDON, England — Virgin Atlantic is considering government proposal for the British airline to operate direct flights between London and Dar es Salaam to serve thousands of tourists and other ... Read More

Sir Richard Branson urges islands to transition to clean energy

editor editor- May 18, 2013 06:40

Saint Lucia announced its intention to move towards a clean energy future by becoming the next pioneering economy to join Carbon War Room's Ten Island Challenge, today at the Caribbean ... Read More

Shaved legs, tight skirt, lipstick – Sir Richard Branson works AirAsia flight

editor editor- May 13, 2013 05:44

Sir Richard Branson was a "trolley dolly" with attitude as he flashed some freshly-shaved leg while working for rival airline AirAsia today. Read More

Sir Richard Branson to serve as stewardess on AirAsia X flight

editor editor- April 9, 2013 10:37

He’s known for his unabashed publicity stunts but Sir Richard Branson’s latest escapade could leave him a little red-faced. Read More

ICTP applauds Sir Richard Branson’s commitment to green aviation

editor editor- December 21, 2012 00:17

Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - In our second Letters from Leaders from the book, “Green Growth and Travelism,” Sir Richard Branson sets out the reasons why Read More

Ashton Kutcher signs with Virgin Galactic to be 500th space tourist

editor editor- March 21, 2012 09:41

Sir Richard Branson has said his venture to launch paying tourists into space has netted its 500th customer - US actor Ashton Kutcher. Read More

Sir Richard Branson’s vision for UK rail

editor editor- December 8, 2011 08:20

LONDON, England - Sir Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group, today set out his vision for continuing growth for rail travel in the UK and potentially overseas as Virgin ... Read More

AirAsia announces charity flight with Sir Richard Branson

editor editor- April 20, 2011 05:10

LONDON, England – Aviation history will be made on Sunday 1 May 2011, as AirAsia charters a special charity flight for 250 guests from London Stansted to Kuala Lumpur with ... Read More

Can Sir Richard build a fourth global alliance?

editor editor- August 12, 2010 04:34

Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is linking its Virgin airlines together through frequent-flier programs, raising the question of whether the British entrepreneur can build a true global airline brand Read More

George Whitesides appointed CEO of Virgin Galactic

editor editor- May 19, 2010 05:31

Space just got one step closer. Sir Richard Branson's private space tourism operator Virgin Galactic has appointed its first chief executive as it gears up for commercial operations. Read More

Symphony of food and wine at British Virgin Islands Winemakers Dinner

editor editor- July 29, 2009 01:40

The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and the BVI Charitable Fund welcomed international tastemakers, seasoned gourmands, travelers, and media from throughout the world including Brazil, Czech Repu Read More

Virgin Atlantic’s Sir Richard Branson warns US presidential candidates of anti-competitive link-up

editor editor- August 12, 2008 02:25

Sir Richard Branson, the President of Virgin Atlantic Airways, today wrote to both US Presidential candidates warning that a proposed alliance between British Airways and American Airlines would sever Read More

Space tourists’ carrier unveiled

editor editor- July 29, 2008 03:38

The mothership that will launch the first space tourists into the atmosphere has been unveiled by Sir Richard Branson in California. Read More

You could go elsewhere, Branson tells airline staff

editor editor- January 1, 2008 14:06

(TVLW) - Sir Richard Branson has angered Virgin Atlantic staff who are threatening to strike by telling them they should “consider working elsewhere”. Read More