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  • Virgin Galactic to test new spaceship 'this year'


    Virgin Galactic expects to begin testing a second SpaceShipTwo this year to replace the suborbital rocketplane lost in last year’s fatal test flight crash.


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  • Virgin Galactic to test new spaceship 'this year'

    News | 22 Apr 2015 16:24 | Dan Thisdell

    Virgin Galactic expects to begin testing a second SpaceShipTwo this year to replace the suborbital rocketplane lost in last year’s fatal test flight crash.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Galactic-to-test-new-spaceship-this-year-411492/
  • ANALYSIS: Where next, Virgin Galactic?

    News | 26 Jan 2015 10:01 | Dan Thisdell

    ​A 2014 that opened with great expectations that the era of privately funded personal spaceflight would finally begin ended with a crash, nowhere near spacehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Where-next-Virgin-Galactic-407537/
  • ANALYSIS: NTSB will have no quick answers after Virgin Galactic crash

    News | 06 Nov 2014 12:52 | Stephen Trimble

    Structural failure – not a faulty rocket motor – has quickly emerged as a key focus of the investigation into the 31 October crash of the Scaled Composites SpaceShipTwo that killed a test pilot and launched a new crisis for Virgin Galactic and the nascent suborbital space tourism industry.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-NTSB-will-have-no-quick-answers-after-Virgin-Galactic-crash-405675/
  • Air Berlin chief to step down

    News | 03 Nov 2014 15:06 | Michael Gubisch

    Air Berlin's chief executive Wolfgang Prock-Schauer is to step down and be replaced by Stefan Pichler on 1 February 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Berlin-chief-to-step-down-405553/
  • Virgin America in Love Field push ahead of city council meeting

    News | 06 May 2014 17:34 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Virgin America has launched a campaign to secure two gates at Dallas Love Field airport, ahead of a Dallas City Council meeting tomorrow to discuss the award of the gates.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-America-in-Love-Field-push-ahead-of-city-council-meeting-398945/
  • SIA and Air New Zealand announce major alliance

    News | 16 Jan 2014 01:22 | Greg Waldron

    ​Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand have entered an agreement that will see capacity between their two countries grow by 30% and see extensive codesharing between the pair.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SIA-and-Air-New-Zealand-announce-major-alliance-394898/