LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 22: In this handout photo provided by Virgin America Airlines, Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson jokes around with actress Krysten Ritter, Jaime Pressly (r) and Hamzi Hijazi during the launch of Virgin America's new nonstop service from Los Angeles International (LAX) to Las Vegas McCarran International (LAS) Airport on Monday, April 22, 2013 at LAX in Los Angeles. To mark the expansion of its Vegas routes, the airline launched a new seat-to-seat cocktail delivery service on flights nationwide, so travelers can send fellow guests onboard a drink and text message via a seatmap on the airline's in-flight entertainment platform.
For us at Virgin, certainly, it's all about the brand ... I mean, that's what Virgin Group is … We have everything from wine to Formula One cars to submarines to, they used to do wedding gowns. It's everything. It's whatever Richard wants to do and whatever he thinks he can make money on and he can make the world a better place with.
The 13 per cent is pretty strategic in that it could be very valuable to a player one day, but it's not that important from the Virgin Group's point of view.
The really cool thing about The Virgin Unite Foundation is there is no overhead, all operating cost are covered by Richard Branson and the Virgin Group, so 100% of the money raised goes straight to the charities the Foundation supports.More quotes »
Caribbean talks conservation on Branson's island
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Richard Branson shaved legs, put on lipstick after losing Formula One racing team bet
business magnate Richard Branson has lost his latest job because of orange juice.The Virgin Group founder had his legs shaved, put on lipstick and squeezed into a red skirt to honor a bet by serving as a flight attendant Sunday on an AirAsia trip from Perth, Read more »
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