Virgin Atlantic plans to “take advantage of demand for cross-Atlantic travel by connecting passengers between Israel and the United States”

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Sir Richard Branson: Israel is a country of great entrepreneurs
by Eytan Halon
October 24, 2019

British billionaire businessman and Virgin Atlantic chairman Sir Richard Branson paid tribute to Israel’s entrepreneurial spirit on Wednesday, shortly after landing in Tel Aviv to inaugurate the airline’s new route from London Heathrow to Ben-Gurion Airport. Voicing his opposition to boycotts as a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Branson told reporters that Israel is a country of “great entrepreneurs doing incredible things,” and that the Virgin Group would likely increase its investments in the region following the launch of flights on September 25. READ MORE

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