The firm hopes to take first ever tourists to space later this year. Onboard cameras were able to capture its rocket-powered engine, the first time it has been used
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Monday 10 May 2010
The trial of four senior British Airways executives over price-fixing allegations with Virgin Atlantic collapsed today after prosecutors offered no evidence.
Tuesday 27 April 2010
The trial of four former and current British Airways executives for alleged price fixing started at Southwark Crown Court in London yesterday.
Monday 26 April 2010
Four British Airways executives fixed the price of fuel surcharges in a secret deal with Virgin Atlantic, a court heard today.
Friday 23 April 2010
Outlook For the Office of Fair Trading, the policy of offering whistleblowers total immunity from prosecution in cases of market abuse seems to be paying off. The allegations of price fixing it made against Virgin Atlantic yesterday – and remember that the case is not yet proven – were prompted by Cathay Pacific turning grass. The biter bitten, you might say, since Virgin itself once did exactly the same thing to British Airways.
Friday 23 April 2010
Saturday 17 April 2010
Thursday 01 April 2010
British Airways' merger with Iberia of Spain will not take place in the first quarter of this year as planned because of "technical issues", the UK flag carrier said yesterday.
Saturday 27 March 2010
Of the seismic events in my lifetime, including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the death of Princess Diana and the attack on the Twin Towers, none has surprised me more than the banking collapse.
Friday 19 March 2010
Virgin America, the low-cost airline set up in the US by Sir Richard Branson, has unveiled ambitious plans for expansion after financial disappointments and wrangling over its ownership structure stymied its first two years in operation.
Monday 15 March 2010
Virgin Atlantic Airways is to create more than 200 jobs over the next two years following the opening of a new customer service centre.
Thursday 11 March 2010
Travel Agenda: Aer Lingus launches Gatwick to Cork; Brooklands Hotel opens in Weybridge; Virgin Atlantic to fly to Accra
Saturday 06 March 2010
Today: Aer Lingus launches a twice-daily service from Gatwick to Cork, which will be in addition to its service from Heathrow and will muscle in on Ryanair's monopoly on the route ( aerlingus.com ).
Saturday 27 February 2010
Every week, we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a week's holiday in Barbados. Prices are for two people travelling together and include non-stop flights from Gatwick...
Saturday 20 February 2010
Monday 15 February 2010
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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