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  1. ViaSat's results mixed for quarter; sets April 25 launch for latest satelliteRead the original story

    Friday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... satellite in-flight Wi-Fi for some domestic flights from Jet Blue, American Airlines , United Airlines and Virgin America. It ended the quarter with 555 planes in service. It has more 750 commercial aircraft in backlog for antennas and other gear to ...

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  2. Airlines phasing out screens because passengers use their ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    ... this particular retrofit. With this reconfiguration, every seat ... more This product image provided by Virgin America Airlines shows a demonstration of the airline's in-flight on demand food and drink ordering system. Throughout the flight, ...

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  3. Delta Is Bringing Back Free Meals in Economy ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Conde Nast Traveler

    ... ndpoint. The routes where Delta has upped the offerings in economy are also ones where American, JetBlue, and Virgin America are vying for customers. A free meal-no matter how

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  4. Indian admits to molesting woman on US flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court, Kunam was seated next to a woman on a Virgin America red-eye flight. While the plane was in the air, the woman fell asleep. Kunam admitted that while she was asleep, he ...

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  5. US says canceled flights declining, fewer bags getting lostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Hawk Eye

    ... every 370 passengers, the best rate since the Transportation Department started tracking the figure in 1987. Virgin America had the lowest rate of mishandled bags in 2016, while ExpressJet mishandled bags most often.

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  6. Expressjet Leads in Lost Bags and Bumped PassengersRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | AVweb

    ... leading, loss rate of 0.51% of passengers reporting bags mishandled. At the opposite end of the spectrum, Virgin America received roughly one-quarter as many reports per passenger carried. Southwest mishandled the largest number of bags in total, ...

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  7. Man admits assaulting sleeping woman on planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | NorthJersey.com

    Man admits assaulting sleeping woman on plane Veerabhadrarao Kunam, 58, is scheduled to be sentenced March 22. Check out this story on northjersey.com: http://on.app.com/2lcYrzb NEWARK - An Indian citizen faces 30 to 60 days in prison after he admitted Thursday to non-consensually touching a sleeping stranger's genitals and buttocks aboard a Virgin America flight last summer, said Paul Fishman, U.S. Attorney for New Jersey. Veerabhadrarao Kunam, 58, of Visakhapatnam, India, who was charged with assault in the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States, also faces up to 90 days in an inpatient alcohol treatment center, according to the terms of his plea agreement, Fishman said.

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  8. Indian man pleads guilty to assaulting woman on US flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Indian Express

    An Indian man has pleaded guilty to charges of assaulting a sleeping female co-passenger aboard a New Jersey-bound flight. 58-year-old Veerabhadrarao Kunam had touched the passenger on a Virgin America red-eye flight from Los Angeles to New Jersey last year, a US attorney said yesterday.

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  9. Indian admits touching genitals of woman on Virgin flightRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Standard

    ... guilty Thursday to assault. The 58-year-old resident of Visakhapatnam, India, was arrested in July after the Virgin America flight arrived in Newark. Prosecutors say the woman awoke to find Kunam touching her genitals. The ... An Indian man has ...

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  10. Indian man pleads guilty to assaulting woman on US flight1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | India.com

    Washington, Feb 17 An Indian man has pleaded guilty to charges of assaulting a sleeping female co-passenger aboard a New Jersey-bound flight. 58-year-old Veerabhadrarao Kunam had touched the passenger on a Virgin America red-eye flight from Los Angeles to New Jersey last year, a US attorney said yesterday.

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  11. Alaska Air Group Could Be a Buffett-Munger StockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | GuruFocus.com

    Not only did it have strong operating and financial results, but it also completed a $4 billion acquisition of Virgin America , increased its dividend by 9%, bought back 1.5% of its shares and paid $100 million in bonuses to its employees. Is this really an airline? Investors looking for capital gains would be at least relieved and perhaps pleased.

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  12. Man admits to improperly touching woman aboard flightRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | ABC News

    An Indian man has admitted he improperly touched a sleeping woman aboard a flight last year from Los Angeles to New Jersey . The 58-year-old resident of Visakhapatnam, India , was arrested in July after the Virgin America flight arrived in Newark.

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  13. Pressured by de Blasio administration, airline offers sick leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | New York Business.com

    If you fly on Virgin America, your odds of getting sneezed on by a flight attendant have gone down. For that, thank the mayor.

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  14. Alaska Airlines Annnounces Senior Management AppointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Travel Industry Wire

    ... as both an airline executive and consultant is perfectly suited to help Air Group successfully integrate Virgin America from a technology standpoint," said Brandon Pedersen, Alaska Airlines executive vice president of finance and CFO. "Throughout ...

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  15. 2016 ends with $911M profit for Alaska AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... roughly $15 million in profits and other costs attributed to the company's purchase of San Francisco-based Virgin America airlines, which closed Dec. 14. Last April, Air Group announced a $4 billion deal to acquire Virgin America - for roughly $2.6 ...

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  16. Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air Employees Receive $100 Million In BonusesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Aero-News Network

    ... of the total - is being paid to Alaska and Horizon employees in the Puget Sound area Starting this year, Virgin America employees are included in Alaska's PBP program. Alaska closed its acquisition of Virgin America in December 2016, with the goal ...

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  17. Are airlines doing a better job?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | WPTV Local News

    ... report. In December, Hawaiian, Delta and American Airlines had the highest on-time arrival rates. Frontier, Virgin America and SkyWest Airlines had the lowest on-time arrival rates for the month. Frontier Airlines also had the longest tarmac delays ...

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  18. Rates of canceled flights, mishandled bags declining, U.S. saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | CBS News

    ... every 370 passengers, the best rate since the Transportation Department started tracking the figure in 1987. Virgin America had the lowest rate of mishandled bags in 2016, while ExpressJet mishandled bags most often.

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  19. Alaska, Horizon pay $100M in bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Columbian

    ... of that in the Puget Sound area. Alaska Air Group's workforce swelled by nearly 3,000 when the acquisition of Virgin America closed in mid-December. Those employees have their own 2016 bonus plan, inherited from Virgin America, that will pay out ...

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  20. The Delusion That Trump Is "Good for Business"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Slate Magazine

    ... massive, tourist-dependent casinos and hotels, were among Trump's biggest CEO supporters. And in early 2016, Virgin America CEO Steve Cush expressed his preference for Trump over Clinton. ) Trump, after all, owns golf courses and hotels. He was in ...

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