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Jun 22, 2004, 01:00 ET

Time Flies - Virgin Atlantic Celebrates Its 20th Birthday

NORWALK, Conn., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways today celebrates its 20th birthday. The airline will celebrate the occasion...

Jun 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Announces Start Date for Australia - 20th Birthday Present for Virgin Atlantic

NORWALK, Conn., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways today announced that it is to launch daily scheduled services between London and...

Jun 14, 2004, 01:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic to Launch Amphibious Limos

NORWALK, Conn., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Richard Branson, chairman of Virgin Atlantic, today announced that the airline is planning to offer...

May 28, 2004, 01:00 ET

Richard Branson to Take the Channel Challenge

NORWALK, Conn., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways announced today that Richard Branson will be attempting his next world record --...

May 13, 2004, 01:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Announces Another Profitable Year and Forecasts 10% Annual Growth Ahead

NORWALK, Conn., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Ltd today published its accounts and results for the 10 months ending February 29, 2004...

Apr 16, 2004, 01:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Launches New Ad Campaign - go jet set, go!

NORWALK, Conn., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways today launched a new Upper Class print campaign in the U.S. with a unique and...

Apr 07, 2004, 01:00 ET

Britain's Queen Elizabeth Names Virgin Atlantic's Newest Airbus A340-600 'Queen of the Skies'

NORWAlK, Conn., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Her Majesty The Queen today named Virgin Atlantic Airways' latest Airbus A340-600 "Queen of the Skies" at...

Mar 24, 2004, 00:00 ET

Richard Branson Unveils Virgin Atlantic Expansion Plans

NORWALK, Conn., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways' Chairman Richard Branson today announced that the airline is to embark on a...

Mar 24, 2004, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Launches Recruitment Drive for 1400 Staff

NORWALK, Conn., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways today announced that it plans to recruit 1400 staff over the next twelve...

Mar 19, 2004, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Will Not Install 'Kisses' Urinals at JFK Clubhouse

NORWALK, Conn., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic recently opened its new Clubhouse at JFK's state-of-the-art Terminal 4. As one of the...

Feb 20, 2004, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Launches Additional Service to London From Boston, Washington and New York

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways today announced that it will launch additional seasonal service to London from...

Feb 18, 2004, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Opens A New Clubhouse At JFK Airport

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic is proud to unveil it's new Clubhouse at JFK's recently constructed Terminal 4. The...

Jan 27, 2004, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Offers Passengers Inflight 'Meditainment' to London

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways is to offer passengers Meditainment, the world's first inflight meditation...

Jan 27, 2004, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Expands Its Codesharing Agreement With Singapore Airlines

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic is delighted to announce that it has expanded its Codeshare Agreement with Singapore...

Dec 23, 2003, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Airways Announces New Travel Agent Incentive Program and Travel Agent Website

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic announced today a new US travel agent incentive scheme that will replace standard agency...

Nov 17, 2003, 00:00 ET
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Virgin Atlantic Airways Turns on New State-of-the-Art System

LONDON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways, the international Airline developed by entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has...

Nov 14, 2003, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Adds Fourth Weekly Service From Las Vegas to London as Well As A Gambling Masterclass For Upper Class Passengers

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways announced this week that it will increase its services from Las Vegas to London...

Nov 04, 2003, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Sees First Signs of Recovery in Business Travel Market

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- * 10% year on year growth in business travelers * driven by mixture of capacity growth and...

Nov 04, 2003, 00:00 ET

The One Million Pound Challenge - Virgin Atlantic's Business Class To Take on British Airways' First and Business Class

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways today challenged British Airways to go "bed to bed" with it to prove which...

Oct 23, 2003, 01:00 ET
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Around the World in 80 Hours - Virgin Atlantic to Launch The First Solo Non-Stop Aircraft to Circumnavigate the Earth

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The world's most efficient jet plane now being built in the Mojave desert --...