Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic flight to TLV returns to UK after laser shone in cockpit

"As is standard procedure for a laser incident, we swiftly notified the police and remain in close contact with them."

Virgin Orbit tries to reach space with mid-air rocket launch

The rocket ignited its NewtonThree engine for a few seconds but cut off mid-air due to a broken propellant line, Virgin Orbit's Chief Executive Dan Hart said in July.

By REUTERS
17/01/2021
Richard Branson

Virgin Galactic's Branson to fly into space in early 2021

The company competes with billionaire-backed ventures such as Blue Origin that are vying to usher in a new era of space tourism.

By REUTERS
04/08/2020

Virgin Atlantic announces second Tel Aviv-Heathrow route as flights resume

Airlines including Virgin and Ryanair are slowly bringing flights back online as the coronavirus lockdown conditions start to lift.

Virgin Australia airlines falls to coronavirus

Australia’s second-biggest airline the Asia-Pacific region’s biggest victim of the coronavirus crisis gripping the industry.

By REUTERS
21/04/2020

Virgin Atlantic, Delta Airlines, Air France and KLM kick off joint venture

Throughout the year, the four airlines intend to synchronize and align their route scheduling to reduce layover times and "smooth" out the overall airport experience.

Virgin Atlantic founder Sir Richard Branson at the Jaffa Market

WATCH: Sir Richard Branson haggles with Israelis at Jaffa's flea market

"With its thriving start-up scene, pristine beaches and vibrant nightlife, Tel Aviv was a key destination for Virgin Atlantic to establish a new route."

The Lounge October 29, 2019: Virgin Atlantic

Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Atlantic Airlines, which is represented in Israel by Maman Aviation, ended his visit to Israel with a party on Thursday evening at the ARCA complex.

By MICHAL GALANTI
28/10/2019

Sir Richard Branson: Israel is a country of great entrepreneurs

Branson expressed his willingness to meet and learn from Israeli entrepreneurs operating in the field of space technology.

24/10/2019
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