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  1. New details on suicidal passenger prompting plane delayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBS News

    A Virgin America flight from San Francisco to Austin, Texas, was delayed Thursday after the pilot reported that a passenger threatened to kill himself and everyone on board. Air traffic control audio obtained by CBS News indicates the pilot reported that the threat was made verbally and was also written on a piece of paper.

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  2. Virgin America aircrew outdoes Southwest AirlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    An unhinged passenger scribbled a suicide note aboard a San Francisco flight and threatened to take innocent bystanders with him when he died, fellow passengers said. The man's frightened seatmate read the troubling message over his shoulder and warned the crew as the Virgin America flight prepared for takeoff.

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  3. $49+ O/W Virgin America Sale FlightsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | SmarterTravel

    It's never too early to start planning your next trip, especially when fares get cheap. Now's a good time to look into autumnal flights especially because Virgin America recently launched a sale discounting travel to many popular U.S. cities.

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  4. Passenger's suicide note stalls flight leaving SFORead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | SFGate

    A suspicious passenger led a Virgin America plane to return to the Gate at San Francisco International airport yesterday. An emotionally charged passenger on a Virgin America plane taxiing to the runway at San Francisco International Airport allegedly wrote a suicide note yesterday, threatening to take down everyone on the plane with him.

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  5. Airline Passenger Noticed the Man Next to Her Scribbling Furiously in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    As a Virgin America flight was preparing for takeoff from San Francisco Thursday, passenger Vicki Riffe noticed the man sitting next to her scribbling intensely in a green spiral notebook. Riffe, who was in the middle of three seats, said she quietly let the passenger on her other side know what was going on and then used a call button to get a flight attendant.

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  6. Websites can pile on points to your hotel reservationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... Airlines, Norwegian, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, Virgin America and Virgin Atlantic, as well as points for Amtrak, Aeroplan and the Avios travel rewards program. To see what kind of mileage could ...

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  7. Flight returns to gate at San Francisco to remove passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Tribune

    A Virgin America flight from San Francisco to Austin, Texas, has been delayed out of concerns over one of the passengers. She says passengers became concerned about the behavior of someone on board.

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  8. The Favorite Plane of Low-Cost Carriers Gets a Private Jet MakeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Skift

    ... many airlines around the world. Some of your favorite low-cost airlines, from easyJet to Spirit, JetBlue, and Virgin America, even legacy airlines like American, Delta, United, and Air France, fly this family of aircraft. In fact this is one of the ...

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  9. Concern over passenger's behaviour leads Austin-bound flight to return to gate in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A Virgin America flight from San Francisco to Austin, Texas, has been delayed out of concerns over one of the passengers. She says passengers became concerned about the behaviour of someone on board.

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  10. How I come up with my best ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Trinidad Guardian

    ... them your own. (Richard Branson is the founder of the Virgin Group and companies such as Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, Virgin Mobile and Virgin Active. He maintains a blog at www.virgin.com/richard-branson/blog . You can follow him on Twitter at ...

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  11. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Star

    ALERT: A Virgin America plane was delayed after a passenger was spotted by Vicki Riffe writing a threatening suicide note [GETTY/FACEBOOK] Vicki Riffe was onboard a Virgin America flight preparing to depart San Francisco when she noticed the passenger next to her writing frantically. Riffe, 54, said her suspicions were aroused when the man flipped open a green notebook and began grunting and writing furiously.

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  12. Making a song and dance out of safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    ... featuring bikini clad Sports Illustrated models. It left the airline at the centre of a sexism row. A recent Virgin America video, however, was far more innocent. It features a rap with the line: "In the unlikely event we need to get you outside, ...

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  13. Panic on Virgin America flight as passenger scribbles suicide note...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... over the man's shoulder and alerted cabin crew who warned the flight deck of the impending threat. The Virgin America jet was on a scheduled flight between the Californian city and Austin, Texas when it returned to the terminal building where it was ...

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  14. Virgin flight 751 delayed after passenger spotted writing threatening suicide note on planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk

    The man's frightened seatmate read the troubling message over his shoulder and warned the crew as the flight prepared for takeoff A Virgin flight was delayed after a passenger was spotted writing a threatening suicide note as the plane was about to take off. The passenger's frightened seatmate read the troubling message over his shoulder and warned the crew as the Virgin America flight prepared for take off from San Francisco.

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  15. Austin-bound flight returns to gate to remove passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... O'Toole did not elaborate but says it appears there was no threat against the aircraft or other fliers. The Virgin America spokeswoman says the incident happened while the plane was taxiing to the runway for takeoff. The aircraft returned to the ...

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  16. Airplane passenger's suicide note stalls flight: witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    Police removed a passenger from a Virgin America flight in San Francisco after he began writing a suicide note, fellow passengers say. An unhinged passenger scribbled a suicide note aboard a San Francisco flight and threatened to take innocent bystanders with him when he died, fellow passengers said.

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  17. Passenger Fears Force Delay Of San Francisco Flight, Removal Of TravelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] SAN FRANCISCO - A passenger on a Virgin America flight from San Francisco to Austin, Texas says his flight returned to the gate after another passenger was spotted writing a suicide note.

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  18. Cox Business and Inc. Magazine Offer Local Start-Ups Chance to Win...Read the original story

    Thursday | Freshnews

    ... panel will include Porter Gale, marketing expert, author, advisor and former vice president of Marketing at Virgin America; Diana Ransom, editor at Inc. Magazine; Kevin Wilson, local venture capitalist and CEO of Mosquito Joe; and W. Adam Boyd, CEO ...

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  19. American Airlines to be first airline to fly Airbus A321s to Hawaii - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    ... will be replaced by the Airbus A321. Those 757-200s will replace older U.S. Airways aircraft out of Phoenix. Virgin America announced that it would use the narrow-body Airbus A320 for its flights to Hawaii starting in November. The A321 is a ...

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  20. Spirit, which brought you the 'Bare Fare,' starting L.A.-Oakland serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Los Angeles Times

    ... frills) airline will start new service in November. Spirit hopes to compete with Southwest , JetBlue , Virgin America and other carriers by operating two daily flights -- one in the morning, one in the evening -- between Los Angeles (LAX) and ...

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