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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 founder: Former cruise CEO's lawsuit without merit
- Thu Mar 12
Branson says Virgin working on electric cars: Bloomberg TV
- Thu Mar 19
Virgin sued for $300 million in dispute over cruise line
- Wed Mar 11
Virgin sued for $US300 million
- Wed Mar 11
Virgin founder: Former Norwegian CEO's $300 million lawsuit over cruise plan has no merit
- Thu Mar 12
Norwegian Cruise Line ex-CEO sues Branson of Virgin Group
- Tue Mar 17
Ex-cruise line CEO sues Virgin, Richard Branson for $300M over plans for new cruise enterprise
- Wed Mar 11
Virgin Produced India Acquires Local Rights for 'Insurgent'
- Fri Mar 20
Manslaughter charge for British Virgin Islands boat captain
- Thu 6:16 pm ET
Virgin Atlantic Posts First Profit Since 2011
- Tue Mar 10
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
Top Competitors
British Airways Plc
RTL Group S.A.
 


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