Posted May 3, 2016

Virgin Atlantic's Shift To Delta's Res System On Track, Other Partners Could Follow

Virgin Atlantic's migration from its current HP Shares reservations system to Delta Air Lines' in-house system is on track for a November cutover, Delta president Ed Bastian said. Read More »
Posted June 11, 2015

HP Loses Big Airline Clients But 'Remains Committed To PSS'

Hewlett-Packard has had a tough go at the passenger services system business lately, as US Airways and Virgin Atlantic plan to shift away from its Shares reservations system this year and next, respectively. Read More »
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Posted April 13, 2015

Virgin Atlantic Targets 2016 Shift To Delta's Passenger Services System

Virgin Atlantic plans to cut over in 2016 to joint venture partner Delta Air Lines' passenger services system, according to the airlines. Read More »
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Posted November 12, 2014

THE BEAT SHEET: Competitors Say Merger Will 'SAP' The Life Out Of Concur; DOT's Next Rulemaking Steps; Delta Could Be A Res Competitor

The Beat Sheet is an occasional collection of notes, quotes, musings, tips, reader comments and other tidbits from The Beat's writers. Read More »
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Posted October 27, 2014

Virgin Atlantic Plans Move To Delta In-House Reservations System

Virgin Atlantic during the next few years will move from its current HP Shares reservations system to Delta Air Lines' in-house Deltamatic system, Virgin Atlantic CEO Craig Kreeger told The Beat. Read More »
Posted January 10, 2014

Virgin Backs Off Web-Only Seat Assignments, Exempts Corporate Bookings From New Fee

Following pushback from commercial clients, Virgin Atlantic is backing away from a revised policy in which it planned to no longer accept advance seat assignments via global distribution system channels. Read More »
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Posted April 11, 2013

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Posted December 13, 2012

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Posted November 1, 2011 - London

Virgin Exec: Corporate Air Deals 'Under Serious Threat'

Traditional annual corporate route deals with airlines are "under serious threat" because of the "consumerization" of business travel, a senior Virgin Atlantic sales executive warned. Speaking here at a Guild of Travel Management Companies conference Monday, Virgin general manager for global sales Paul Wait said travel managers are finding it increasingly difficult to keep travelers loyal to preferred suppliers because employees are becoming increasingly autonomous when arranging their journeys Read More »
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Posted September 21, 2010

Virgin: Come Sleep With Me

This morning Virgin Group launched a new website, virginhotels.com which gives a small peak into Sir Richard's long rumored plans to shake up the lodging space. Don't look to book a room just yet - Virgin is still looking for hotels to convert into the Virgin Hotels concept. Read More »
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