Auctions seem a fine way of assessing willingness to pay, writes Tim Harford ‘For those seeking a way out of the economy cabin, a number of airlines, including Virgin Atlantic, Etihad, Austrian Airlines and Tap Portugal offer a facility whereby you tell them what you are prepared to pay to get upgraded.’ Financial Times, May [...]
Virgin Atlantic has dived to its worst annual loss - blaming tough economic conditions.The airline, founded by Sir Richard Branson, lost £93m in the year to the end of February, worse than the £80m loss it reported a year earlier.Its...Show More Summary
(Bloomberg) — More than 60 oil companies are set to bid on exploration permits offshore Brazil, taking on risks of drilling in virgin waters after similar geology across the Atlantic [...]
Yesterday, the British billionaire behind the Virgin Atlantic empire was caught at the Perth airport in serious "stewardess" drag — and it wasn't even for his own airline. According to CNN International, Sir Branson lost a bet to AirAsia's group chief Tony Fernandes over whose Formula One racing team would ... More »
Virgin Atlantic Taps Vivienne Westwood for New Uniforms The punk pioneer will reference French couture and Savile Row—all in the name of fashion and flight. read more
Sir Richard Branson and his Virgin brand represent a rock ‘n’ roll ethos which is represented by the clothes his staffs wear. Virgin Atlantic decided to update and redesign the uniform of its staff and so Mr. Branson hired Dame Vivienne Westwood for the project. Her brief was to design a range of uniforms that [...]Show More Summary
The edgy British fashion designer and soon-to-be space cowboy Richard Branson are teaming up. Flight attendant uniforms have historically been problematic, to say the least. They tend to lean too far toward one end on the matron-to-sex-kitten continuum--and at their worst, they can even provoke a cultural outcry. Show More Summary
The British designer is partnering with Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic to redesign it's iconic red outfits.
Virgin Atlantic Airways has hired UK designer Vivienne Westwood for the first makeover of its scarlet uniforms in a decade, turning to the pioneering figure of punk fashion to spearhead a renewal of the brand. ||| Virgin Atlantic Airways...Show More Summary
Virgin Atlantic announced this morning that everyone's favorite fiery-haired (fiery-mouthed) British punk fashion designer, Dame Vivienne Westwood, has stepped aboard the Branson enterprise. Westwood partnered up with Sir Richard Branson to redesign the airline' uniforms, which hadn't been refurbished in over a decade (and, according to Branson, had started to get ... More »
A giant rubber duck floats in Hong Kong, Vivienne Westwood signs on to design Virgin Atlantic's New Uniforms, and Southwest has a mighty big fine to pay.
Virgin Atlantic's flight attendents and staff are set to step out in snazzy new garb thanks to the help of British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood. The airline known for it's cheeky attitude and sassy flight crew announced they would...Show More Summary
Sure, we love all the speed and comfort of modern travel, but it didn't that way overnight. Every Thursday, we're going to take a look back at travel the way it used to be, whether that's decades or centuries ago. This is Throwback Thursday, travel edition. Show More Summary
At least when people creepily, anonymously order you drinks, your booze will be served by people decked out in awesome designer uniforms. More » The New Sustainable Virgin Atlantic Uniforms By Vivienne Westwood Look Awesome is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..
Richard Branson hires the famed British designer Vivienne Westwood for style help
There’s been a lot of talk over the past few weeks about Vivienne Westwood’s role in the punk style movement, thanks to the Met’s upcoming Punk: Chaos to Couture exhibit. Today, though, we have news of a decidedly more commercial Westwood project: She just designed the new uniforms for Virgin Atlantic. Continue reading » Follow Fashionista on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.
Virgin Atlantic is changing up their style. No, they are not getting rid of the red, but they are making their crew's uniforms more sustainable. Read More The post Vivienne Westwood Designs Eco Airline Uniforms for Virgin appeared first on Ecorazzi.
An airline famous for its red pout is Virgin Atlantic While rumors of new Turkish Airlines uniforms are on everyone's lips lately, there's one thing supposedly being banned from lips completely: red lipstick on Turkish Airlines flight attendants. Show More Summary
A Boston Globe piece, tied partially to the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse in Boston, outlines the different features that lounges offer. The piece begins with a description of what I see as the top two lounge experiences: When Gary Leff, cofounder of the frequent flier community Milepoint.com, departs from the Lufthansa First-Class Terminal in Frankfurt, his [...]Show More Summary
Why do people always insist on fcking up a good thing? As anyone who flies regularly knows, flying Virgin (Virgin Atlantic and Virgin America) is one of the last few pleasurable things about airline travel. When it comes to good airlines...Show More Summary