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Richard Branson Hints at Starting New U.S. Airline

With Alaska dropping the Virgin America brand in 2019 and following disputes regarding royalty paymeents to use the Virgin brand, Richard Branson hints at a possibility of starting up a new Virgin-branded airline in the U.S. ( More...

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matt jensen 15
Good for him. Need more entreprenures like him. Doesn't hurt that he's a billionaire. I'll fly with him anytime.
patrick baker 9
his use of classy operations would be singular in its category, given the competiton's view of cattle car service with medieval flight attendants and slovenly check in personel. Hurry up Sir Richard and get to it.
Jaime Terrassa 4
I agree with Matt jensen
Scott Campbell 1
The positive inventors of history failed more than they succeeded, and yet changed the world.
joel wiley 1
Due to foreign ownership restrictions, Sir Branson could not have a controlling interest in Virgin America and could do nothing to avoid the sale. Will the new administration modify those restrictions?
NX211 0
If he runs it like his cell phone company we'll wish for the 'good ole days' of ValueJet
indy2001 -8
The last thing we need right now is another publicity-craving billionaire. Let him cough up the full $3 billion over 10 years that he promised at the Clinton Global Initiative summit in September 2006. So far he's delivered a tiny fraction of that pledge.
matt jensen 0
Because he saw the "light"
Ric Wernicke -3
Giving money to anything Clinton will sure put a smile on Bernie Madoff's face.


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