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News On Virgin America?

Mon Feb 14, 2005 8:13 am

Hey guys! Just wondering about if you have heard anymore news about Virgin America. Like destinations, fleet, etc.
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RE: News On Virgin America?

Mon Feb 14, 2005 8:21 am

Problems with financing ... possibly startup in 2006 according to an article in SF Cronickle that was quoted in another thread 'bout a week ago ..
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RE: News On Virgin America?

Mon Feb 14, 2005 8:30 am

Another thread stated that Richard Branson had been meeting with the US Air folks in Pittsburg and that it might involve Virgin America somehow.
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RE: News On Virgin America?

Mon Feb 14, 2005 8:31 am

Problems with financing...

Would the problems include being unable to find somebody to fund an airline that's probably doomed to fail due to overcapacity and extreme from the likes of WN, AS, and UA?
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RE: News On Virgin America?

Mon Feb 14, 2005 11:21 am

Well, you know what they say: "...what's the best way to become a millionaire?" "Be a billionaire and buy an airline!" (Especially in the US.)

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RE: News On Virgin America?

Mon Feb 14, 2005 1:25 pm

There's plenty of market share to be had from the Legacies...

With the ownership restrictions, seed money is tough to come by. Their chief pilot responded to my resume update the other day, so he's still employed.TC
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RE: News On Virgin America?

Mon Feb 14, 2005 1:31 pm

I hope Branson is able to operate the airline here in America, I hope one of the destinations is here. (LAS)

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