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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Major airline groups including Aer Lingus owner IAG have reported strong earnings for the first half of the year, boosting faith in a sector which is finally taking off for investors.
Sat, 29 Jul, 2017
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Fri, 20 May, 2016
Virgin America, the airline backed by UK billionaire Richard Branson, is reaching out to potential buyers about a sale of part or all of the company, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
Communications group UPC Ireland is to formally rebrand as Virgin Media, across all of its offerings, in the coming months.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
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Fri, 28 Aug, 2015
Virgin Money’s plans for a stock market listing have been revived less than a month after they were put on hold due to turbulent conditions.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
Investigators looking into what caused the crash of a Virgin Galactic prototype spacecraft that killed one of two test pilots said a five-mile path of debris across the California desert indicates the aircraft broke up in flight.
Sun, 02 Nov, 2014
A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth’s atmosphere exploded during a test flight over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot.
Sat, 01 Nov, 2014
Virgin tycoon Richard Branson is to allow his staff to take as much annual leave as they want in a bid to boost morale, creativity and productivity.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2014
One lucky citizen of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates (UAE) could soon get the chance to be rocketed into space.
Sun, 20 Apr, 2014
Businessman Richard Branson has reiterated his claim that the first Virgin Galactic flight into space will take place later this year.
Sat, 22 Feb, 2014
Virgin Galactic says it has successfully conducted a second rocket-powered, supersonic test flight of the passenger spaceship it is developing.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2013
The Virgin boss dress as a (female) flight attendant. MY EYES!
Sun, 12 May, 2013
Taylor Swift insists she won't reconcile with Harry Styles.
Tue, 08 Jan, 2013
Richard Branson says he plans to open a luxury camp in a new reserve next to Kenya’s famed Masai Mara game park next year.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2011
The Co-operative Group has said it will put in a renewed bid for 632 branches being sold by Lloyds Banking Group.
Sat, 05 Nov, 2011
A HOST of major companies have pulled advertising from the News of the World amid rising anger over the phone-hacking scandal.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2011
Virgin Atlantic today fuelled speculation it could pursue a merger or tie-up after it said it had received "a number of lines of enquiry".
Wed, 15 Dec, 2010
The dream of whisking tourists to space for a few minutes of weightlessness edged closer to reality when the runway at the world's first commercial spaceport officially opened.
Sat, 23 Oct, 2010
AN investigation has begun at one of Britain’s most prestigious private schools after a member of staff was arrested on suspicion of trying to poison the pupils’ soup, police said yesterday.
Thu, 18 Mar, 2010
Richard Branson and other business leaders will warn this week that the world is hurtling towards an "oil crunch" to match the financial crisis within five years.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2010
Ross Brawn does not expect his team’s cars to carry the sponsorship of Richard Branson’s Virgin Group next season.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2009
Virgin Atlantic piled on the misery for struggling rival British Airways today after saying it had virtually doubled annual profits.
Tue, 26 May, 2009
Richard Branson has made Brawn GP an offer to become principal sponsor, but finds himself in a battle for branding following the team’s remarkable success this season.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2009
“It’s where we deserve to be,” smiled Jenson Button after grabbing his first pole position for three years.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2009
Richard Branson is to move into Formula One, but as a sponsor rather than team owner.
Fri, 27 Mar, 2009
Honda Racing appear poised to be on the grid for the new Formula One season in four weeks’ time.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2009
HONDA RACING’S hopes of competing in Formula One this season appear to have suffered a crucial blow as their Japanese bosses have today stated they cannot find a “serious buyer” for the team.
Tue, 24 Feb, 2009
Honda Racing’s hopes of competing in Formula One this season appear to have suffered a crucial blow as their Japanese bosses have today stated they cannot find a “serious buyer” for the team.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2009
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is hopeful Richard Branson’s Virgin group will complete their proposed purchase of the Honda team with the new season just over a month away.
Fri, 20 Feb, 2009
Bruno Senna is under no illusions he would have a mountain to climb if suddenly thrown into Formula One this season.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2009
More than 3,400 workers at entertainment retailer Zavvi were suffering a miserable Christmas today after the firm collapsed into administration.
Thu, 25 Dec, 2008
British billionaire Richard Branson is back in the business of chasing speed records on the high seas – this time with his family.
Thu, 04 Sep, 2008
RENEWABLE energy and waste management group, NTR is to merge its ethanol business in the US with Green Plains Renewable Energy.
Fri, 09 May, 2008
NTR, the former West Link operator, has invested €63 million in a strategic solar energy project in the US.
Fri, 18 Apr, 2008
UK Chancellor Alistair Darling will today put forward emergency legislation in Parliament to nationalise Northern Rock.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2008
Nationalisation is “not the right answer” for Northern Rock, Richard Branson said today.
Sun, 17 Feb, 2008
Richard Branson’s Virgin Group may be forced to pay as much as £200m (€268m) to the Government if it succeeds in rescuing Northern Rock, a report said today.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2008
The British government is left today with just two options if it is to avoid nationalising the stricken Northern Rock bank after one of the main contenders pulled out hours before the bid deadline.
Tue, 05 Feb, 2008
Richard Branson’s Virgin Group today confirmed it will lodge its bid for troubled bank Northern Rock on Monday.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2008
TYCOON Richard Branson unveiled his newest spaceship and said that test flights for the vessel would begin this year.
Fri, 25 Jan, 2008
Richard Branson's Virgin Group is today reportedly planning a sweetened bid for Northern Rock as the British government is poised to outline financial support for a private sale.
Sun, 20 Jan, 2008
A 70% rise in online sales helped the former Virgin Megastore chain post double-digit Christmas sales growth in its new guise, bosses said today.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2008