Knights Bachelor

August 22, 2012 - 2:30pm

Sir Ralph Robins, formerly executive chairman of Rolls-Royce, has joined the board of Gama Group as a non-executive chairman. “This comes at a time of significant expansion and I am very much looking forward to working with him,” said Marwan Khalek, CEO of Gama Group. “Sir Ralph’s unique blend of aerospace, international business, corporate governance experience and know-how will ensure that we deliver even better value to our customers, employees and investors.”

December 15, 2011 - 11:47am
EasyJet Airbus A320

Stelios Haji-Ioannou, who established and whose family retains almost 40 percent of British low-cost carrier (LCC) EasyJet, has partnered with UK entrepreneurs wanting to buy aviation companies.

October 28, 2009 - 6:02am

Online charter broker Virgin Charter stopped “active operations” on Friday according to a company statement.

November 2, 2007 - 7:28am

Farnborough Aircraft’s struggling turboprop-single program has received the backing of former Rolls-Royce chairman Sir Ralph Robins and the ex-CEO of BAE Systems, John Weston. The UK company went into bankruptcy last year, but has now been restructured and is hoping to fly an F1 prototype before the end of next year and receive certification in 2007.

July 5, 2007 - 12:17pm

Virgin USA has launched Virgin Charter, an online marketplace for charter operators and customers.

 
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