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Dec 21, 2009, 14:33 ET Virgin Atlantic Scores Top Honors With Travel Industry Awards

For the second year in a row, Virgin Atlantic Airways scored two prestigious travel industry awards for 'Best International Airline' in Travel...


Nov 18, 2009, 10:23 ET Virgin Atlantic Responds to European Commission About BA/AA and Says Proposals Would Have Lasting Negative Effects on Competition

Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, has responded to the European Commission's Statement of Objections about...


Oct 23, 2009, 12:06 ET London Calling: Virgin Atlantic Selected as Charter Airline for Tampa Bay Buccaneers & New England Patriots for 2009 NFL Pepsi Max International Series

Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, today announced it is the charter airline for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...


Oct 06, 2009, 09:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Introduces a New Dedicated Online Destination for US Travel Agent Community

Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, announced today the launch of VS Confidential...


Oct 02, 2009, 08:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Welcomes European Commission's Concerns About Proposed BA/AA Alliance

Virgin Atlantic, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, today welcomed the news that the European Commission has sent a Statement of...


Sep 23, 2009, 07:00 ET Britain Calling!

Today, VisitBritain, the national tourist office for England, Scotland and Wales, and Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading...


Sep 21, 2009, 13:30 ET Britain Calling! Virgin Atlantic Airways and VisitBritain Bring a Bit of Britain to Boston

On Wednesday, September 23, Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, and VisitBritain, the national tourist office...


Sep 15, 2009, 10:00 ET It's Never Been So Rewarding To Fly With Virgin Atlantic

Flying on Virgin Atlantic Airways has never been so rewarding with our special fall promotion. Travelers can earn an American Express(R)-branded...


Aug 24, 2009, 10:56 ET Virgin Atlantic Enables Passengers to Book Eurostar Tickets as It Becomes First Airline to Implement Joint E-Ticketing With Leading Rail Operator

Passengers traveling on Virgin Atlantic, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, can now book Eurostar tickets for onward high-speed...


Aug 13, 2009, 09:34 ET Virgin Atlantic's Sir Richard Branson Writes to President Obama and Warns of Dangers to Consumers if BA and AA Merge

Sir Richard Branson, the founder and President of Virgin Atlantic, has written to the President of the United States, Barack Obama, to warn of...


Jun 23, 2009, 10:00 ET Share Your Passion For Travel on vtravelled.com

- Virgin Atlantic launches vtravelled - a unique travel website Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, today...


Jun 22, 2009, 09:00 ET Happy Birthday to Us! Virgin Atlantic Turns 25

- Prime Minister Gordon Brown says vision and pioneering spirit of Virgin Atlantic and Sir Richard Branson has changed the airline business in...


Jun 01, 2009, 09:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Joins Forces With Regus to Provide Travelers With Access to Work From More Than 1,000 Business Lounges Worldwide

Virgin Atlantic has today launched a global partnership with the Regus Group (LSE: RGU), the world's largest provider of fully furnished and...


Mar 24, 2009, 09:00 ET 'Virgin Atlantic Plastic Galactic Giveaway' Winner Is Announced

Cardmember and Sweepstakes winner will take a journey to the stars Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the leading long-haul airlines, announced the...


Sep 12, 2008, 01:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Says Regulators Should Focus on Why BA and American Airlines Are Leaving Out Millions of Passengers

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic today said that the numbers used by BA and American Airlines, who are planning to...


Aug 28, 2008, 01:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Airways Invites You to Hop the Pond for a Jump-the-Puddle Price

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways today launched Premium Economy and Economy sale fares from each of its 10...


Aug 10, 2008, 01:00 ET Virgin Atlantic's Sir Richard Branson Warns U.S. Presidential Candidates of Anti-Competitive Link-Up Between British Airways and American Airlines

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Richard Branson, the President of Virgin Atlantic Airways, today wrote to both US Presidential...


Jun 12, 2008, 01:00 ET Virgin Atlantic American Express Card(R) from Bank of America; Your All-Access Pass to the World and Beyond

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the leading long-haul airlines, today launched a new credit card,...


Mar 03, 2008, 00:00 ET Virgin Atlantic to Offer Zero-Emissions GM Hydrogen Fuel Cell Limousines to Upper Class Passengers

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, and General Motors, the world's...


Mar 03, 2008, 00:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Selects Rolls-Royce Engines to Power Its 787 Fleet in a Deal Worth $2.6BN

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, today announced it has selected...