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A Love Letter to the Ocean

Susan Cohn Rockefeller | Posted 01.21.2017 | Science
Susan Cohn Rockefeller

Reimagining how we use and protect our resources can have a direct impact on today's biggest challenges including: climate change, food security, poverty reduction and quality of life for all.

The Best Airlines for In-Flight Entertainment

Hipmunk | Posted 08.18.2016 | Travel

Long flights can be a drag, but there's nothing better to make the time fly and take your mind off cramped economy quarters than a good in-flight entertainment system.

How To Avoid Being Bumped From A Flight (Unless, Of Course, You Want To)

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.05.2015 | Travel

In this day and age of airline travel, more flights are getting in late, more bags are getting lost and most flights are overbooked. While late fli...

59-Year-Old Grandmother Takes To The Skies As A Virgin Atlantic Flight Attendant

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.09.2015 | Fifty

At nearly 60, one might be expected to start planning for retirement. But not Katrine Haynes. The grandmother of 11 thought there was no better time t...

Richard Branson: Invite Your Enemies to Lunch

Joe De Sena | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business
Joe De Sena

Life is too short. We are entitled to be human. Sometimes we make mistakes and rub people the wrong way. What defines us is not those who are able to avoid confrontation, but those who are able to deal with it.

Living Fully and Doing Business Differently With Richard Branson

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

All day today at my apartment, I've been hosting a meeting of the B Team, which Richard Branson co-founded last year to change the values that drive businesses, to prioritize people and planet alongside profit, and to move beyond our obsession with quarterly earnings and short-term growth. And before we started the day, I interviewed Richard at AOL's Brand Camp leadership meeting, which reminded me of a conversation he and I had in 2009, on board Virgin America's inaugural flight from San Francisco to Orange County, covering everything from space travel and global warming to marijuana and the music business.

Drunk Woman Busted For Loud Sex In Airplane Bathroom

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 05.05.2014 | Weird News

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. What happens on the way to Vegas is apparently everyone's business, whether they want to know about it or not. ...

Eight Meals You'd Never Believe Came From An Airplane

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Here are eight dishes that take haute cuisine to new heights -- quite literally.

Party With Richard Branson For Charity

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 06.06.2013 | Impact

We already know what a day in the life of Richard Branson is like. Now, business-minded do-gooders can get a taste of the nightlife alongside the trai...

The First Art Gallery At 35,000 Ft?

Posted 01.23.2013 | Arts

Virgin Atlantic, the travel empire of UK billionaire Richard Branson, has recently launched what it calls "Gallery in the Air," the first art gallery ...

Is Delta About To Get A Lot Sexier?

John Nicholson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
John Nicholson

Even if Delta retains its corporatist image and mediocre product quality, though, the prospect of being able to accrue, redeem and enjoy benefits on Virgin Atlantic makes Delta's frequent flyer program, SkyMiles, and its alliance network, SkyTeam, much more attractive for transatlantic fliers.

Want To Go To Space? Virgin Airlines Wants To Send You

Posted 08.31.2012 | Money

Frequent flier miles are typically only good for a trip to, say, see a great aunt who lives across the country. But now Virgin Airlines is upping the ...

Virgin America Launches Partnership With Rock The Vote During New Route Opening to DCA f

Brandon Deroche | Posted 10.17.2012 | Impact
Brandon Deroche

Virgin always kicks off new routes with localized themes, this time being no different as both 2012 presidential candidates worked the aisles.

Virgin Australia Cabin Crew Told To Get Away From 'Sex' Look

Posted 07.22.2012 | Travel

The cabin crew of Virgin Australia--formerly Virgin Blue--has been asked to participate in a program called Elevate, an etiquette, wine-appreciation, ...

WATCH: 'Mad Men' Star's New Film

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.12.2012 | Entertainment

Just as "Mad Men" fans begin coming to terms with the fact that they won't be seeing the employees of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce for some time, Sir ...

Anything They Can Do, You Can Do Better

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Aaron Shapiro

Uncertainty is an easier destination to arrive at than confidence, especially when the truth is, there's no such thing as making anything that's really new. Everything is an evolution of something else. But you can make something better.

WATCH: Richard Branson Talks Front Massages On CNBC

Huff TV | Posted 06.04.2012 | Business
Huff TV

Richard Branson's hotels really do have it all, apparently. During interview with CNBC on Wednesday, the British billionaire harped on the importan...

NAMASTE: SFO Makes History With Its Newest Addition

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.27.2012 | San Francisco

We've never been shy about our love for SFO's terminal two. (Between the LEED certification, a cafeteria that rivals the Ferry Building and a vintage ...

A Very Big Honor For SFO

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.02.2011 | San Francisco

Lots of people already call San Francisco the greenest city in the country. Now they'll be saying the same about its airport. San Francisco Interna...

Drunk Passenger Drinks Whiskey, Gropes Male Flight Attendant

1:12PM BST 14 Sep 2011 | Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel

Katherine Goldberg was flying from South Africa to London in August when she drunkenly assaulted a male crew member on the Virgin flight, a Northwest ...

Rod Kurtz

You've Got... Richard Branson | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.12.2011 | Small Business

Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin and a member of our Board of Directors, knows that the sky's the limit -- literally -- when it comes to bei...

WATCH: Inside Virgin Galactic's Unfinished Spacecraft

Posted 05.31.2011 | Travel

Sir Richard Branson's long-awaited spacecraft is finally getting the finishing touches needed before it can head into orbit (the spacecraft has alread...

The Path to Enchantment: Success in the Age of Twitter

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Littman

Others talk about how to create product lust and marketing momentum. Kawasaki is the original Apple evangelist, and in his latest book, he's compressed a quarter century of wisdom.

Flight Attendant Sticks Baby In Overhead Bin

Herald Sun | Tony Sheahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Virgin Blue Blue has sacked a male flight attendant and offered an angry mother free flights after her toddler was put in an overhead locker. Natalie...

HuffPost Travel's 2011 Airline Facebook Page Awards

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Welcome to the first HuffPost Travel Airline Facebook Page Awards. The Oscars may be over, but that was only a warm-up to the main event transpiring o...