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Virgin's Branson eyes expansion to Thai skies

Bangkok, September 14, 2015

BRITISH businessman and founder of Virgin Group, Richard Branson, has his eyes set on launching a Virgin-branded airline in Thailand, according to a news report by the Bangkok Post.


Branson already have ventures in Thailand, including two Virgin radio stations and a chain of stores for its Virgin Active fitness brand. He cites the ease of working with the Thai people and the opportunities in Thailand as reasons for his interest in venturing into the country's aviation and hospitality sectors.


Details are yet to be released, but the charismatic leader plans on making a big impression in hopes to shake up the aviation industry there.