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Virgin Group Ltd. Company Profile
Led by visionary founder, chairman, and owner Sir Richard Branson, holding company Virgin Group gets around. The group's travel-related operations, led by 51%-owned Virgin Atlantic Airways, are among its largest cash generators. The airline flies to about 35 destinations around the world with a fleet of almost 40 aircraft. Virgin Atlantic is complemented by its Australian low-fare cousin, Virgin Blue, which operates a fleet of some 80 aircraft. Virgin Group also runs Virgin Rail and sells tour packages. Besides travel and leisure, the group's major operating areas include financial services and telecom (Virgin Media). Virgin, with offices in some 30 countries, was established in 1970.
Headlines for Virgin Group Ltd.
Virgin Galactic's allure: space and celebrities
- 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
Virgin Galactic says space tourism rocket lost
- Sat 1:45 am ET
Space tourism: Virgin Galactic has big backers, ambitious dreams, celebrity passengers
- Fri 7:57 pm ET
Test flight of Virgin Galactic spaceship ends in fatal crash in California
- Sat 2:14 am ET
Virgin crash sets back space tourism by years: experts
- Fri 7:11 pm ET
One Dead As Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes
- Fri 7:56 pm ET
Factbox: Branson's Virgin Galactic and the quest for space tourism
- Sat 2:14 am ET
Space tourism set back by accident, industry still sees lift off
- Sat 2:14 am ET
Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during Calif. test flight
- Fri 3:11 pm ET
Pilot killed in Virgin spaceship crash
- Fri 5:40 pm ET
Contact Information
Address: The School House, 50 Brook Green
London W6 7RR, United Kingdom
Phone:+44-207-313-2000
Fax:
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:March
Key People
Non-Executive Chairman: Peter Norris
Chief Executive Officer: John Borghetti
Chief Marketing Officer: Ian B. Rowden
Industry Information
Sector: Services
Industry: Major Airlines
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