Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. plans to use its first Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner for flights from London’s Heathrow airport to Boston, with the initial batch of jets all destined for U.S. east coast routes.
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., taking on critics of its killer-whale shows, will send a senior member of its zoological staff to a conference on animal-related tourism organized by billionaire Richard Branson.
Singapore Airlines Ltd., Asia’s biggest carrier by market value, posted profit that beat estimates after selling its stake in Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd., helping send the shares higher for the first time in five days.
Virgin America Inc., the carrier partly owned by U.K. billionaire Richard Branson, won the right to sublease two gates at Dallas Love Field, beating out larger rival Southwest Airlines Co. at its home airport.
Singapore Airlines Ltd., Asia’s most valued carrier, reported profit that beat estimates as gains from the sale of its stake in billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. offset an operating loss.
On a cold, clear January morning, Sir Richard Branson finds himself standing in the middle of a pedestrian-friendly street in Newcastle -- a hardscrabble city in northeast England -- becoming something he never thought he would be: a banker.
The online world opened to billionaire Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., on his first trip to the U.S. in 1995. While visiting a friend in Seattle who showed him the Internet, Ma typed the word “beer” and couldn’t find any Chinese information. He decided to fix it.
U.K. billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. still isn’t sure whether it will ever fly the world’s largest passenger plane as it prepares for delivery of its first Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliners.