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Any Virgin USA News?

Old 10th Mar 2004, 23:34
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Any Virgin USA News?

Does anyone have any news about the new branch of Virgin that they are starting in the USA. (Virgin USA?)
Last I heard they were deciding between IAD, BOS, LAX, and SFO as a Base and they were going to use 737-800's like Virgin Blue.

I would appreciate it if any Pilots for Virgin or anyone in the "know" would post some info in regards to Virgin USA.

Thanks and Fly Safe
Chuck
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Old 11th Mar 2004, 01:02
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Cool Virgin USA

Been trying to follow this one myself but no one seems to have current, reliable info. I did see one statement on some internet news report that Virgin USA was talking to USAir. Where and when did you find the 737-800 info ?
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The aircraft type will almost certainly be determined by the negotiations that Virgin Atlantic is holding now for new aircraft. That puts Airbus in pole position, I would suggest, as VAA are unlikely to wish to introduce yet another new type so quickly after the A340-600 and the A380.

I've seen no other new information in the public or company domains about the new airline.
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