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The planned strike is motivated by Virgin Atlantic's decision to exclude the PPU from discussions about potential changes to pilot benefits.

Some Virgin Atlantic pilots are planning to strike on Christmas — and customers are freaking out

The strike will involve members of the Professional Pilots Union (PPU), which represents around a third of Virgin Atlantic's pilots.
The island sustained "extensive damage" from Hurricane Irma.

Richard Branson’s Necker Island is back in business a year after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc and new photos show the private island looking mor...

Necker Island was closed for reconstruction after Hurricane Irma inflicted "extensive damage." Here's what Richard Branson's island looks like now.
A Qantas Airbus A380.

The 20 safest airlines in the world

Here are the 20 safest airlines in the world for 2018, according to AirlineRatings.com. Airlines from Asia and Europe dominate the list.
A Lufthansa Boeing 747-8I

These are the 10 airlines you want to fly in Europe

Consumer aviation website Skytrax recently released their ranking of the best airlines in the world. Top performing carriers from Europe include Lufthansa, Swiss International Airlines, Air France, and Virgin Atlantic
Our Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330 Beauty Queen.

I flew Virgin Atlantic from London to New York to see if Richard Branson’s airline is still one of the world’s best — here’s t...

Virgin Atlantic is the crown jewel of Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson's aviation portfolio. Even though 80% of the airline's shares are owned by Air France-KLM and Delta, it's still quintessentially Sir Richard.
They couldn't imagine the business success that lay in store. Evan Williams pictured.

11 painful moments CEOs and founders thought their business was sunk — and how they turned it around

Successful businesses from JetBlue to SparkNotes have narrowly averted disaster, only to come back stronger than ever. Here are the most horrifying moments their founders and CEOs remember.

RANKED: The 10 best European Airlines

Lufthansa, Turkish, Swiss, Austrian, Air France, and KLM are just some of the airlines that made the top 10.

Virgin Atlantic is offering a full refund on flights booked today if it can’t cure a passenger’s fear of flying

3.8 million Brits decide not to travel overseas on holiday every year due to a phobia of flying.

Richard Branson won a bet with a rival CEO that involves ‘a knee in the groin’ — and he’s ready to collect

Richard Branson and IAG CEO Willie Walsh made a bet in 2012; loser gets kneed in the groin.