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Tag: Richard Branson

Virgin Atlantic eyes over 80 new routes at expanded Heathrow

Heathrow's expansion due for completion in 2026.

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic plans to go public

Richard Branson plans to re-launch the SpaceShipTwo through its space-tourism venture Virgin Galactic with SPAC created by Social Capital.

Branson’s Virgin Galactic takes another step toward space tourism

Branson is racing against competitors to bring tourists into space.

Pink Floyd singer hits out at Branson’s Venezuela aid concert

A fundraising concert for the Venezuelan people has been criticised by Pink Floyd singer Roger Waters.

Virgin Galactic’s new flight test to soar closer to edge of...

The US company is aiming to be the first to take tourists on brief trips into microgravity.

Branson halts talks on US$1 billion Saudi investment in space ventures

Branson also says he will suspend his directorship in two Saudi tourism projects around the Red Sea, citing the disappearance of Khashoggi, a Washington Post journalist.

US start-up eyes supersonic future 50 years after Concorde

The proposed aircraft has a maximum flying range of 8,334 kilometres at a speed of Mach 2.2 or 2,335 kilometres per hour.

Branson’s Virgin Money to be bought by CYBG for USD2.3 billion

The purchase of the Richard Branson-backed bank gives consumer and business lender CYBG greater scale, potential cost savings and access to the firm’s presence on the high street.

Idris Jala: We want GTF to rival Davos with iconic speakers

Pemandu CEO says Harry Potter author JK Rowling will be added to line-up in next Global Transformation Forum in 2019, in line with aim of having more women speakers.

DAP: Najib must explain RM15 million for event targeting affluent

Ong Kian Ming asks if prime minister helping private organisers for chance to take 'selfies with celebrities' at Global Transformation Forum 2017.