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  • Entrepreneur magazine editor: ODU approach is unique

    NORFOLK — How can Hampton Roads create an environment where entrepreneurship can thrive? When Amy Cosper, the editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine, travels to speak at community functions, she gets that question a lot. She told a crowd of more...
  • GoPro is gearing up to share more of its users' videos

    GoPro is gearing up to share more of its users' videos
    For years, thrill seekers have worn GoPro video cameras to capture hair-raising skydiving, motorcycle racing and snowboarding footage from a first-person point of view. They've documented up-close and personal encounters with wildlife, even mounting the...
  • Love Field restrictions expire, Southwest launches new routes

    Love Field restrictions expire, Southwest launches new routes
    Flight restrictions imposed 35 years ago on Texas' Love Field expired Monday, setting the stage for a likely airfare war between Southwest Airlines and its domestic competitors. Southwest, which is headquartered at Love Field in Dallas, is expected to...
  • Airlines take different approaches to in-flight entertainment

    Airlines take different approaches to in-flight entertainment
    In their ongoing quest to squeeze more revenue out of passengers, airlines are split on a big potential moneymaker: in-flight entertainment. Large carriers such as Delta Air Lines have invested heavily in touch-screen entertainment systems that are...
  • Virgin America drops SeaWorld from program

    Virgin America this week dropped SeaWorld from its frequent-flier program. The airline wouldn't say why it has removed SeaWorld from its Elevate Fly online store, which allowed customers to earn points toward purchases at hundreds of companies. But an...
  • Seniors on the Go: Wall Street's formula will ruin the best airlines

    Seniors on the Go: Wall Street's formula will ruin the best airlines
    "JetBlue must reduce legroom and add baggage fees." "Virgin America must increase its fees." "Southwest has to start charging baggage fees." Both the financial and the aviation media are full of stories highlighting Wall Street's dicta for these airlines....
  • PETA claims a victory over SeaWorld amid 'Blackfish' backlash

    PETA claims a victory over SeaWorld amid 'Blackfish' backlash
    Animal rights activists claimed a victory Tuesday after Virgin America airline announced that it had cut ties with SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment amid criticism over the treatment of killer whales at aquatic parks. But the latest development raises...
  • Virgin America drops SeaWorld from rewards program

    Virgin America this week dropped SeaWorld from its frequent-flier program, a move that an animals-rights group claimed as a victory. The airline, however, wouldn't say why it has removed SeaWorld from its Elevate Fly online store, which allowed customers...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year
    Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday. Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert at...
  • Let mourning begin for bereavement fares

    Let mourning begin for bereavement fares
    We seem to be hearing the death knell for airline bereavement fares. The long-dwindling practice has nearly bottomed out in 2014, as most major American airlines have essentially done away with breaks for grieving fliers. American Airlines eliminated...
  • United hopes humor will hook you into watching new safety video

    United hopes humor will hook you into watching new safety video
    Chicago-based United Airlines is rolling out a new inflight safety video aimed at getting passengers’ attention back on course. Because the attention of airline passengers is often diverted to their smartphones, tablet computers and e-readers...