Virgin America

November 26, 2012 - 6:00pm

More evidence of capacity constraint among U.S. airlines appeared in a recent quarterly earnings report from one of the fastest-growing carriers in the country. Virgin America, which has seen annual available seat mile (ASM) growth average 28 percent for the past three years, has reconsidered its fleet expansion strategy and said it would move to cut the number of airplanes it plans to add over the rest of the decade.

November 19, 2012 - 11:55am

Decelerating growth at Virgin America has led the airline to reconsider its fleet-expansion strategy and move to cut the number of airplanes it plans to add over the rest of the decade. Under a revised agreement reached with Airbus, Virgin America’s order for current-generation A320s will shrink from 30 airplanes to 10, all scheduled for delivery in 2015 and 2016, the airline announced Friday.

November 23, 2009 - 6:30am

Virgin Charter, the online charter brokerage launched with great fanfare in mid-2007, ceased operations on October 23. “With the severe decline in corporate travel, Virgin Charter was unable to generate sufficient sales to underpin its business plan,” according to a company statement, “and has taken the difficult decision to close its doors.”

October 29, 2009 - 5:35am

Online charter broker Virgin Charter stopped “active operations” on October 23, according to a company statement. “With the severe decline in corporate travel, Virgin Charter was unable to generate sufficient sales to underpin its business plan and has taken the difficult decision to close its doors.” Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin USA launched Virgin Charter in mid-2007, with a focus on allowing charter users to

October 28, 2009 - 6:02am

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

July 5, 2007 - 12:17pm

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

June 12, 2007 - 9:53am

Virgin USA is expanding with the launch of Virgin Charter, an online marketplace for charter operators and customers.

 
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