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Are we on the verge of supersonic travel again?

Dec 6, 2016
The Concorde may be gone, but the dream lives on.
The XB-1 aircraft sits in the hanger during the Demonstrator official unveiling at Boom Technologies on November 15, 2016 in Englewood, Colorado. 
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Delta flirts with buying a stake in Virgin Atlantic

Dec 3, 2012
America’s biggest airline, Delta, is reported to be bidding for a big stake in Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic. The deal could lead to Branson giving up control of the carrier he founded.

Virgin Atlantic to allow in-flight cell phone calls

May 15, 2012
The apocalypse might actually be upon us.

Sir Richard Branson: The full interview

Apr 27, 2012
Jeremy Hobson talks with Sir Richard Branson about the airline industry, trains in the U.K and the U.S., and how business leaders can help to solve many of the world's problems.

Sir Richard Branson on solving the world's tough problems

Apr 27, 2012
Billionaire businessman Sir Richard Branson the chairman of Virgin Group was in Washington yesterday for a forum hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on how businesses can help solve the world's problems.

Small talk: Quiet flying, NYC taxi lights, exam answers

Mar 2, 2012
The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Virgin's Upper Class Dream Suite, New York taxis get new lights, and funny exam questions.