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  • Sidecar raises $15 million from investors including Richard Branson

    Sidecar raises $15 million from investors including Richard Branson
    Sidecar, a ride-sharing startup which competes with on-demand car services such as Uber and Lyft, said it raised $15 million from existing and new investors, including Virgin Group founder Richard Branson. Existing investors Avalon Ventures and Union...
  • Unaccompanied minors: What's new?

    Children traveling alone: That's an uncomfortable consequence of today's split families, remote retirement centers and extended offsite job assignments. And that means you sometimes need to arrange flights for kids traveling by themselves. Most airlines...
  • Jerry Large: Space goals can lift down-to-earth ones

    Sometimes the news makes me want to get off the planet for a while, to go where, well, where each day is about new frontiers rather than old problems. I can't afford a lift on one of Virgin Galactic's space-tourism flights, but I can hook my imagination...
  • Spaceport delays prompt some impatience in New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - Delays in the launch of the first space flights by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic from a base in New Mexico have drawn criticism from a county commissioner in the south of the state. The inaugural flight had been...
  • LAX kicks off $508-million renovation of Southwest Airlines terminal

    LAX kicks off $508-million renovation of Southwest Airlines terminal
    The modernization of outdated terminals at Los Angeles International Airport forged ahead Tuesday as work began on a $508-million renovation of one of the busiest passenger facilities. City leaders and airport officials broke ground at Terminal 1,...
  • Gogo expands internationally with new contracts

    Gogo expands internationally with new contracts
    Itasca-based in-flight Internet company Gogo has secured several new international contracts, expanding its global presence from three airlines to five.   Gogo announced is has won a contract with Britain-based Virgin Atlantic as well as Vietnam...
  • Amid Alibaba fever, reasons for caution in IPO market

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The highly anticipated debut of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , the Chinese e-commerce group, will come amid the busiest year for initial public offerings since the technology bubble burst in 2000. Alibaba's IPO, which could come as soon...
  • LAX: Sneak peek at $300-million renovation of airport's Terminal 2

    LAX: Sneak peek at $300-million renovation of airport's Terminal 2
    Restaurant Barney's Beanery and shape-wear store Spanx will be two of the newcomers to a renovated Terminal 2 at Los Angeles International Airport. The $300-million makeover will include new eating areas and shops, which are expected to be finished in...
  • Virgin's Branson says flight ban would hurt Russia most

    KIEV (Reuters) - Russia would be the biggest loser if it carried out a threat to ban Western airlines from flying over its territory, Richard Branson, the founder of British airline Virgin Atlantic [VA.UL], said on Friday. "It would cost us quite a lot...
  • Airline spending on food continues to drop

    United Airlines and Virgin America recently announced the addition of new menu items, including turkey and Swiss cheese on a cranberry baguette, chicken and mozzarella on tomato focaccia and a soy-and-ginger-marinated salmon salad. But the nation’...
  • Putin says considering retaliation against 'strange' Western sanctions

    DUSHANBE (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Friday new Western sanctions against Russia looked "a bit strange" given his backing of peace efforts in eastern Ukraine, and warned he was considering taking fresh retaliation. The European Union and...