September 30, 2020

JFK security officers deserve dignity and respect

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BY SENATOR JAMES SANDERS JR.From Caribbean Life Airport workers play important, vital roles in keeping the traveling public safe and secure at LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport. Given that they are employed by a hodgepodge of contractors, like Global Security Consulting Group, they endure things like employers not paying them uniform allowances […]

Virgin Atlantic apologizes to woman kicked out of Lounge because of her Service Dog

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By Mary Beth Quirk From Consumerist The seemingly endless parade of airline apologies continues apace today, with Virgin Atlantic admitting one of its employees shouldn’t have told a disabled woman she couldn’t enter the airline’s airport lounge with her service dog. The traveler, who uses a wheelchair after a severe spinal injury in 2011, says […]

Richard Branson to bring Business is an Adventure to the Caribbean

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Following a recent outing for Virgin Atlantic’s entrepreneur event series in Seattle, the Virgin Group founder is set to touch down in Barbados, where the focus will be on leadership in the region… Having toured Business is an Adventure across the US over the past year, visiting cities such as Los Angeles, Boston and Washington […]

Virgin Atlantic launches new route to Cuba’s biggest beach resort

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BY JULIE DELAHAYE From Daily Mirror UK The Caribbean island is home to some seriously amazing sandy white beaches When you think of Cuba, it’s Havana’s colourful buildings and classic 1950s-esque cars that spring to mind. However, there’s so much more to the Caribbean island that makes it a tropical paradise – and thanks to […]

British Airways CANCEL flight: Hurricane Matthew causes yet MORE aviation chaos

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By FELICITY THISTLETHWAITE From Daily Express UK THE knock-on effect of Hurricane Matthew continues as yet another flight has been cancelled leaving passengers with travel plans up in the air. British Airways cancelled their flight to the Bahamas yesterday due to airport closures – a direct affect of Hurricane Matthew’s appearance. Speaking to Express.co.uk, a […]

Virgin Atlantic turned industrial waste into greener jet fuel

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By Andrew Dalton From engadget The company’s partnership with LanzaTech could cut airline carbon emissions by 65 percent. Illinois-based LanzaTech and Virgin Atlantic have been working on an alternative fuel source for Sir Richard Branson’s flagship airline since 2011. This week, the two companies announced a breakthrough that could drastically reduce the airline industry’s carbon […]