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Virgin & SIA. Anything Happening? Not Much.  
User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13745 posts, RR: 19
Posted (14 years 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1096 times:

It's nearly a year since Singapore Airlines Ltd. bought Virgin Atlantic Holdings. What has happenend. Has SIA done anything much? Nothing on the face of it. So what was the poing. We've seen no codesharing flights, no joint stuff and just a minor FFP joining.

"It's a marriage made in heaven," Branson, Virgin Atlantic chairman, said in London last week. (Year)

Yes, a marriage made in heaven with not much going on in the bedroom.

Enlighten me.


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User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4576 posts, RR: 41
Reply 1, posted (14 years 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1083 times:

Virgin helped considerably push up SIA's profits. Virgin has more financial clout behind it now. They are the world's two best airlines. What more do you expect?


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User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4576 posts, RR: 41
Reply 2, posted (14 years 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1081 times:

"It's nearly a year since Singapore Airlines Ltd. bought Virgin Atlantic Holdings."

Also, SIA only bought 49%, they didn't buy it all



"So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth." - Bahá'u'lláh
User currently offlineJubilee777 From Singapore, joined May 1999, 528 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (14 years 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1065 times:

Richard Branson still holds 51% of Virgin Atlantic, so you know who is calling the shots!

Perhaps someone can provide me more information, like which terminal VS and SIA use at LHR, and the flights VS has from LHR to the U.S.

J777


User currently offlineWishihadalife From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (14 years 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1064 times:

I wish I could buy a Virgin.

Even 49% would do.


User currently offlineAIRLINE_eXPERT From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (14 years 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1058 times:

Hi

It's true nothing much happened. There are no codesharing activities going on. Anyone of you saw a Virgin Atlantic plane landing on Singapore Changi Airport??? I don't think so.

Andrew


User currently offlineB744 From New Zealand, joined Dec 1999, 491 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (14 years 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1039 times:

VS use T3 at Heathrow - not sure about SQ though...


User currently offlineMegatop747-412 From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 265 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (14 years 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1036 times:

I remember reading somewhere (but I can remember where tho - sorry!) that Virgin is planning to start flight into Singapore from LHR (using their own a/c, not just codeshare with one of SQ's 3 daily flights) beginning March 2001...

User currently offlineMegatop747-412 From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 265 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (14 years 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1036 times:

B744 - SQ uses T3 @ LHR too...

User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13745 posts, RR: 19
Reply 9, posted (14 years 2 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1029 times:

SIA actually did buy holdings which means Atlantic, SUn and Express. Although all the hoohah was about Atlantic as it was the biggest and what SIA was actually wanting.

I forgot about VS pushing SIA's profits. Well at least it's getting hot in there!



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