| Oct 5, 2014
| 2:37 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Corporate sponsors headed for the stadium exits after the racist rant by former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Five months later, domestic violence scandals have rocked the National Football League, but major advertisers have opted merely...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:39 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:44 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 1:22 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:11 PM
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.
| May 29, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Virgin Galactic, British billionaire Richard Branson’s commercial space venture, announced an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration that helps clear the path to send paying customers on a suborbital flight from a spaceport in New...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:52 AM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Airline passengers have spoken and selected Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways as 2014's best airline and Singapore Airlines as the best first-class cabins, according to Skytrax Awards handed out Tuesday.
The awards, presented at the Farnborough...
| Jul 22, 2014
To nobody's surprise, Cathay Pacific came in as the number one "airline of the year" on the latest Skytrax ratings of the world's major airlines. This survey, which Skytrax modestly claims to be "a most respected global airline passenger study," always...