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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 Atlantic to cut 500 jobs in restructuring


    Virgin Atlantic is to cut 500 jobs from management and support positions this year as part of a restructuring plan...


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    Virgin America has launched a campaign to secure two gates at Dallas Love Field airport, ahead of a Dallas City Council...


  • IN FOCUS: Virgin Galactic looks to the stars


    Virgin Galactic's decade-long project to open the age of suborbital spaceflight for fare-paying passengers got a shot...


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  • ​Virgin Atlantic to cut 500 jobs in restructuring

    News | 30 Jun 2015 21:41 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Virgin Atlantic is to cut 500 jobs from management and support positions this year as part of a restructuring plan designed to secure the airline’s future through sustained profitability.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Atlantic-to-cut-500-jobs-in-restructuring-414189/
  • ANALYSIS: Virgin Galactic thrusting ahead with satellite launch scheme

    News | 30 Jun 2015 13:33 | Dan Thisdell

    Virgin Galactic’s dream of personal spaceflight may be on hold, but its satellite-launching venture is bounding ahead.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Virgin-Galactic-thrusting-ahead-with-satellite-launch-scheme-414159/
  • 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/