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Richard Branson
Tie-loathing adventurer, philanthropist & troublemaker, who believes in turning ideas into reality. Otherwise known as Dr Yes at !
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Richard Branson Jul 17
Celebrating Madiba ahead of
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Richard Branson Apr 20
Dear team. I am so proud of you and everything we have achieved together. This is not the end of Virgin Australia, but I believe a new beginning. I promise that we will work day and night to turn this into reality
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Richard Branson Apr 20
An open letter to Virgin employees
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Richard Branson Apr 20
An open letter to our Virgin family. For 50 years I have been humbled by the incredible pride our people take in working for Virgin. Here are the facts about Virgin businesses:
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Virgin Money Giving Apr 18
Virgin Money has announced it will cover our small platform fee for the remainder of government lockdown. By covering the platform fee, Virgin Money will help the efforts of charities, fundraisers and donors go that little bit further.
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Virgin Money Giving Apr 17
It’s fair to say we’ve come under fire this week. Equally, we’ve seen plenty of love too. Whilst you can’t run a fundraising website for free, you can do it without making a profit. And so the team of people behind Virgin Money Giving just wanted to say, thank you, and stay safe.
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Richard Branson Apr 17
Virgin Money Giving is 100 per cent not-for-profit. It has raised tens of millions of additional funds for charities, compared to if people had used for-profit platforms
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Richard Branson Apr 17
Virgin Money Giving is 100 per cent not-for-profit – it does not make any profit on any donations and never will. Here’s how Virgin Money Giving was created and how it works
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Virgin Orbit Apr 15
Sunday's cryogenic (LN2) captive carry flight represented the most realistic rehearsal of our launch system and procedures to date, and we couldn’t be happier with the results. Our CEO Dan Hart had a few words to share as we ready ourselves for an orbital launch demo next.
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Virgin Galactic Apr 8
In response to Covid-19 we formed a task force with , , and . Our aim is to help manage the patient surge and demands on breathing assistance mechanisms in our community. Here’s what’s happened
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virginatlantic Apr 10
We’re so glad to have the opportunity to operate a number of rescue flights for the to bring UK citizens home and are very proud to play a part in getting people safely back.
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Richard Branson Apr 9
Working with the Department of Health and the NHS, will be operating seven more cargo-only flights between London and Shanghai to bring more crucial medical supplies to the UK
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Virgin Galactic Apr 9
We’re going LIVE today on our YouTube channel with episode 2 of . Tune in to learn, how to design a spaceship. Comment on this post with any questions you’d like answered. 9:30amPT | 12.20pmET | 5.30pmBST
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Virgin Orbit Apr 6
Replying to @GavinNewsom @CA_EMSA
On Friday, we presented one of our prototypes to and , who shared encouraging words but also some excellent feedback on the design as we work to get these devices into the hands of first responders ASAP.
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Virgin Orbit Apr 6
After landing on a simple but robust design for our ventilator, we submitted our application for Emergency Use Authorization last week. In the coming days, we're aiming to scale production to a rate of 100 per week, and ramping up quickly from there.
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Richard Branson Apr 3
Extremely proud to see teaming up with our foundation and the Group to fly in essential medical supplies and PPE equipment for the NHS from China:
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The Elders Mar 30
We're grateful & humbled to have received the Global Treasure Award. As , its focus on collective strength as the world faces today’s complex & gravely serious global challenges is much needed.
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Virgin Australia Mar 31
2020, you’ve fooled all of us, so this we’re turning our prank into a reality. We’re collecting all the unused 🧻 from our grounded ✈️ to donate to those in need. For every roll collected, will match the donation, so we’ve got your back(side)😉
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Virgin Galactic Mar 30
Replying to @virgingalactic
Our engineering teams, in collaboration with industry aerospace engineers, have been working on designs to manufacture a low-cost breathing hood that provides oxygen-rich positive pressure to patients in need.
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Virgin Galactic Mar 30
Replying to @virgingalactic
We are supporting the purchase of COVID-19 testing machines in New Mexico and California to improve diagnostic times. The faster we can detect presence of the virus, the more we can limit the spread. Fast testing is crucial to turning the tide and getting our economy back to work
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