Delta and Virgin Atlantic Make Major Announcement

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Today’s big travel news was another major shake-up in the airline industry: Virgin Atlantic and Delta have announced a joint venture with Delta investing $360 million in Virgin Atlantic to acquire a 49% stake in the airline. The merger is expected to be completed by the end of 2013 and should offer some great opportunities that […]

Sir Richard Branson Surprises Virgin America Passengers In-Flight

In this photo released by Virgin America Airlines and transmitted at 35,000 feet, Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson surprises travelers as he serves champagne to guests onboard Flight 11 from JFK – SFO, Wednesday, September 19, 2012. (Photo: Virgin America)

Yet another reason to love Virgin? This morning on a Virgin America JFK-SFO flight, Sir Richard Branson surprised guests in-flight by helping Virgin America launch its new ad campaign from the sky with a fun Instagram promotion. Since Virgin America started flying, they’ve been lucky enough to attract some pretty unique frequent flyers – travelers […]

Tour of Necker Island By Sir Richard Branson

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The whole reason for me going to the British Virgin Islands was to get a tour of Sir Richard Branson‘s private island by the man himself. Necker made all the headlines back in August when the main house on the 74-acre oasis burned down and Titanic star Kate Winslet carried Branson’s 90-year-old mother out of […]

V Australia

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G’day from Australia! I’m back in one of my favorite countries and getting here was seriously half the fun … and half the price! I flew Richard Branson’s newest airline V Australia, which recently entered this lucrative route once dominated by Qantas and United. Along with Delta (who began flying to Sydney on July 1), […]

A Sneak Peak Of V Austrailia

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V AUSTRALIA If you haven’t been to Australia, now is the time to start planning your trip thanks to last year’s historic Open Skies agreement, which allowed competition to go up against Qantas and United who once dominated this lucrative route. New service from V Australia and Delta (beginning in July) has slashed the notoriously high prices. SNEAK PEAK On Friday, I was invited to […]