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Civil Aviation

Worldwide Woes for Virgin Airlines

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) is one of two Virgin airlines facing a bleak future after failing to secure Government funding for a bailout to help it ride out the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. The airline which is owned by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group (51%) and Delta Airlines (49%) had reportedly asked the [read more]

Virgin Atlantic (Image: The Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

Virgin Atlantic to seek a government bailout

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) is set to ask the UK Government for a bailout totalling around 300 million according to sources close to the airline. The news comes just days after Chancellor Rishi Sunak warned airlines that taxpayers help would be the last resort and they should seek commercial arrangements and [read more]