Shai Weiss

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Shai Weiss said ( about The UK ) : "The creation of the Atlantic Taskforce is positive recognition of the importance of the UK-US travel corridor and a first step towards reopening the skies" External link

mninews Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:52:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about The UK ) : “The creation of the Atlantic Taskforce is positive recognition of the importance of the UK-US travel corridor and a first step towards reopening the skies,” “But in the absence of a definitive timeframe, it again falls short of providing airlines, businesses and consumers with much-needed certainty” External link

msn-uk Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:11:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about The UK ) : “The creation of the Atlantic Taskforce is positive recognition of the importance of the UK-US travel corridor and a first step towards reopening the skies,” “But in the absence of a definitive timeframe, it again falls short of providing airlines, businesses and consumers with much-needed certainty” External link

independent-UK Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:34:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The creation of the Atlantic Taskforce is positive recognition of the importance of the UK-US travel corridor and a first step towards reopening the skies" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:05:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The creation of the Atlantic Taskforce is positive recognition of the importance of the UK-US travel corridor and a first step towards reopening the skies" External link

bbc Thursday, June 10, 2021 12:46:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "Customers, families and businesses need to book and travel with confidence. After 15 months of restrictions, the time to act is now," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 8, 2021 11:50:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The borders have been shut down since March 2020," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "There is no reason for the US to be absent from the UK green list. " External link

msn-uk Monday, June 7, 2021 9:57:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "Customers, families and businesses need to book and travel with confidence. After 15 months of restrictions, the time to act is now," External link

yahoo-au Monday, June 7, 2021 7:00:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : “We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the government is basing these decisions on,” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 4, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss added : “We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the government is basing these decisions on,” External link

france24-en Friday, June 4, 2021 4:28:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the Government is basing these decisions on. It shouldn’t be a state secret” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 4, 2021 1:27:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss added : “We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the government is basing these decisions on,” External link

gulf-times Friday, June 4, 2021 1:03:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the government is basing these decisions on," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:40:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the government is basing these decisions on," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:13:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the government is basing these decisions on," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 9:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about David Ben Gurion ) : “Virgin Atlantic remains committed to the Israeli market and will soon offer twice daily flights between Ben Gurion Airport and Heathrow Airport, alongside seamless connections to key US cities such as New York and Los Angeles, via London,” External link

timesofisrael Sunday, May 9, 2021 7:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We welcome the news that the UK Government has placed Israel on its ‘Green’ list recognizing the excellent vaccination progress in both countries,” External link

timesofisrael Sunday, May 9, 2021 7:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "With world leading vaccination programmes in both the UK and US, and evidence to support safe reopening through testing, there is a clear opportunity to open up travel and no reason to delay beyond 17 May" External link

themirror Monday, May 3, 2021 3:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "With world leading vaccination programmes in both the UK and US, and evidence to support safe reopening through testing, there is a clear opportunity to open up travel and no reason to delay beyond 17 May" External link

heart Friday, April 30, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "With world leading vaccination programmes in both the UK and US, and evidence to support safe reopening through testing, there is a clear opportunity to open up travel and no reason to delay beyond 17 May" "Now we need certainty that the framework will allow for a phased removal of testing and quarantine," External link

skynews Friday, April 30, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss told : "We are by no means out of this situation, we will only be satisfied, or at least know that we really move a notch, when all our planes are in the sky, we turn as many people back into flying and operating our flights, which I expect that to be in October or November of this year," External link

wsau Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:38:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Virgin Atlantic was one of the deepest impacted initially and we took dramatic measures, with tremendous sacrifices for the livelihoods of so many of our excellent people who had done nothing wrong but have lost their jobs. " External link

heart Friday, April 9, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "I think we may see a pick-up in bookings in anticipation of the summer months that are coming," External link

heart Friday, April 9, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "I think we've done enough in providing some very attractive pricing and I'd urge people to book right now. " External link

heart Friday, April 9, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "I think we've done enough in providing some very attractive pricing and I'd urge people to book right now. " External link

skynews Friday, April 9, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss told : “For travel between green countries it should be absent quarantine and absent testing,” External link

reuters-af Friday, April 9, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The essence of the framework should allow for a path to green and removal of testing and quarantine when it is safe to do so” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:26:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The essence of the framework should allow for a path to green and removal of testing and quarantine when it is safe to do so” External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, April 7, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We can’t have a prohibitively expensive testing system, that puts businesses, people and families off travelling,” External link

guardian Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:10:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The essence of the framework should allow for a path to green and removal of testing and quarantine when it is safe to do so” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:49:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Those who have not had a vaccine should not face a barrier to travel” External link

travelweekly Friday, February 19, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss agreed : “We should be very cautious with variations and new strains [of the virus]” External link

travelweekly Friday, February 19, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss insisted : “Travel can be restarted safely. We don’t think it can be started overnight, but we need to get started. Consumers need confidence to be able to book travel. We expect every other sector will have a roadmap – so too should aviation” External link

travelweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Following the most challenging year in our history, we now have the leadership team in place to drive our march forward at pace” External link

cityam Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:00:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “What we want to see is this happening as soon as possiblewe were hoping for Thanksgiving but that's not going to happen,” External link

routes-news Friday, November 13, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We’re an interested party because we have a residual interest in that business,” “We welcome the opportunity to Flybe to resurrect itself yet again and to serve the various regions in the UK” External link

routes-news Thursday, November 12, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We hope and hear there maybe signs of a resurrection. And of course, if the commercial terms are there, we will be willing partners just as we have been in the past” External link

routes-news Thursday, November 12, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Gatwick has a special place in our company history and hopefully we’ll resume,” External link

routes-news Thursday, November 12, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The time to act is now,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The time to act is now," External link

4-traders Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We urgently need the introduction of a passenger testing regime here in the UK to safely replace quarantine. As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK’s economic recovery, which relies on free flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. Half a million UK jobs depend on open skies and a fully functioning UK aviation industry” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

surreymirror Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

getsurrey Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

burtonmail Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We urgently need the introduction of a passenger testing regime here in the UK to safely replace quarantine. The government’s Global Travel Taskforce must act swiftly to replace quarantine with passenger testing in November” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

bristolpost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

plymouthherald Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

stokesentinel Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

surreymirror Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

leicestermercury Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

gloucestercitizen Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

bathchronicle Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

icWales Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

coventrytelegraph Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

hulldailymail Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

cambridge-news Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "At some point if borders do not open up ... there's only a certain amount of time that you can survive," External link

themirror Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "At some point if borders do not open up ... there's only a certain amount of time that you can survive," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "We are suggesting testing pre-departure as the way to go to free up the need for this quarantine and get passengers moving freely. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Wednesday, October 7, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “It has taken us much longer, we have now increased the capacity over the past few months of our team to handle refunds tenfold and I can assure customers that those requesting a refund in September will be dealt with very quickly,” External link

thesun Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “It has taken us much longer, we have now increased the capacity over the past few months of our team to handle refunds tenfold and I can assure customers that those requesting a refund in September will be dealt with very quickly,” External link

thesun Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The economy, which is already in deep recession will not take off unless we have travel and tourism back on track and the only way to do that, I believe, in the interim period before treatment and vaccine are made possible, is through testing” External link

cityam Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss told : "The economy, which is already in deep recession will not take off unless we have travel and tourism back on track and the only way to do that, I believe, in the interim period before treatment and vaccine are made possible, is through testing," External link

4-traders Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

businessday Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “After the sacrifices so many of our people have made, further reducing the number of people we employ is heart-breaking but essential for survival. I truly hope that, as demand returns, we will see many members of our team returning to us” External link

thenews-pk Saturday, September 5, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "After the sacrifices so many of our people have made, further reducing the number of people we employ is heartbreaking but essential for survival. " External link

heart Friday, September 4, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Together, we have achieved what many thought impossible and that is down to the efforts and sacrifices of so many across the company" External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “After the sacrifices so many of our people have made, further reducing the number of people we employ is heart-breaking but essential for survival,” External link

cityam Friday, September 4, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "After the sacrifices so many of our people have made, further reducing the number of people we employ is heart-breaking but essential for survival. " External link

msn-uk Friday, September 4, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "After the sacrifices so many of our people have made, further reducing the number of people we employ is heart-breaking but essential for survival. " External link

skynews Friday, September 4, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

bloomberg Friday, September 4, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Together, we have achieved what many thought impossible and that is down to the efforts and sacrifices of so many across the company. " External link

themirror Friday, September 4, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The solvent recapitalisation of Virgin Atlantic will ensure that we can continue to provide vital connectivity and competition to consumers and businesses in Britain and beyond” External link

routes-news Friday, July 17, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Despite the incredible efforts of our teams, through cancelled flights and delayed refunds we have not lived up to the high standards we set ourselves, but we will do everything in our power to earn back their trust" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago but none has been as devastating as Covid-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many” External link

cityam Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Despite the incredible efforts of our teams, through cancelled flights and delayed refunds we have not lived up to the high standards we set ourselves, but we will do everything in our power to earn back their trust" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Despite the incredible efforts of our teams, through cancelled flights and delayed refunds we have not lived up to the high standards we set ourselves, but we will do everything in our power to earn back their trust" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Despite the incredible efforts of our teams, through cancelled flights and delayed refunds we have not lived up to the high standards we set ourselves, but we will do everything in our power to earn back their trust" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible," "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history" External link

gulf-times Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "This doesn't mean that we are out of the woods 100 per cent. But it shows that people believe in the future of Virgin Atlantic and our business plan," External link

smh Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "This doesn't mean that we are out of the woods 100 per cent. But it shows that people believe in the future of Virgin Atlantic and our business plan," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "This doesn't mean that we are out of the woods 100 per cent. But it shows that people believe in the future of Virgin Atlantic and our business plan," External link

theage Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "This doesn't mean that we are out of the woods 100 per cent. But it shows that people believe in the future of Virgin Atlantic and our business plan," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible," "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible," "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Undoubtedly, the last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history,” External link

ibtimes Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Undoubtedly, the last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history," External link

4-traders Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Undoubtedly, the last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history," External link

4-traders Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history. We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible,” External link

nypost Tuesday, July 14, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history," External link

bordermail Tuesday, July 14, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, July 14, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss acknowledged : “we have not lived up to the high standards we set ourselves” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “This doesn’t mean that we are out of the woods 100%. But it shows that people believe in the future of Virgin Atlantic and our business plan,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 14, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history. We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible," External link

4-traders Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history. We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history. We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible," External link

4-traders Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago but none has been as devastating as Covid-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many” External link

cityam Monday, June 22, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business , now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible. It is crucial that we return to profitability in 2021” External link

theargus Wednesday, June 10, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Private investors may want to know the government is there to provide some kind of assurance on the back end of that through the form of guarantees or direct funding,” External link

cityam Sunday, May 10, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss explained : “It’s just heartbreaking, devastating, especially when our secret sauce is our people,” External link

thesundaytimes Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss explained : “It’s just heartbreaking, devastating, especially when our secret sauce is our people,” External link

thetimes Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

9news Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “After 9/11 and the global financial crisis, we took similar painful measures, but fortunately many members of our team were back flying with us within a couple of years,” “Depending on how long the pandemic lasts and the period of time our planes are grounded for, hopefully the same will happen this time,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago but none has been as devastating as COVID-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many," External link

ecns Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

gulf-times Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago, but none has been as devastating as COVID-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many. " External link

aa-en Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “This is a devastating day for us,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

9news Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

newshub Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “This is a devastating day for us,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago, but none have been as devastating as Covid-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many. " External link

theargus Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "After 9/11 and the global financial crisis [of 2008], we took similar painful measures but fortunately many members of our team were back flying with us within a couple of years. Depending on how long the pandemic lasts and the period of time our planes are grounded for, hopefully the same will happen this time" External link

ibtimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago, but none has been as devastating as COVID-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many." External link

haberler-en Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago, but none has been as devastating as COVID-19 ... now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago, but none has been as devastating as COVID-19 ... now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss dit : "Nous avons résisté à de nombreuses tempêtes depuis notre premier vol il y a 36 ans mais aucune n'a été aussi dévastatrice que le COVID-19 (...) Le moment est venu de prendre de nouvelles mesures pour réduire nos coûts, préserver notre trésorerie et protéger autant d'emplois que possible" External link

challenges Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible,” External link

in-cyprus Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

bordermail Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

thenational Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

wsau Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

4-traders Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

trust Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," “I wish it was not the case, but we will have to reduce the number of people we employ” External link

itv Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago, but none has been as devastating as Covid-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many," External link

cnbc Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Prompt publishing of the legislation will allow the UK slot coordinator to act, enabling Virgin Atlantic and other airlines to operate schedules more efficiently and avoid flying almost empty planes for the sake of retaining valuable slots, which in turn creates unnecessary carbon emissions” External link

chesterfirst Monday, March 16, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Prompt publishing of the legislation will allow the UK slot coordinator to act, enabling Virgin Atlantic and other airlines to operate schedules more efficiently and avoid flying almost empty planes for the sake of retaining valuable slots, which in turn creates unnecessary carbon emissions" External link

chesterfirst Monday, March 16, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “This is not [just] about Virgin Atlantic; it is about making it available for industry,” “This is a systemic problem which differentiates no one. You cannot imagine the UK without the thriving airline industry, which tourism and trade depend on” External link

thetimes Sunday, March 15, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Passenger demand for air travel has dramatically fallen due to Covid-19 and in some instances we are being forced to fly almost empty planes or lose our valuable slots” External link

cityam Tuesday, March 10, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Passenger demand for air travel has dramatically fallen due to Covid-19 and in some instances we are being forced to fly almost empty planes or lose our valuable slots. " External link

birminghammail Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Passenger demand for air travel has dramatically fallen due to Covid-19 and in some instances we are being forced to fly almost empty planes or lose our valuable slots. " External link

tamworthherald Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Passenger demand for air travel has dramatically fallen due to Covid-19 and in some instances we are being forced to fly almost empty planes or lose our valuable slots" External link

bbc Tuesday, March 10, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "In some instances, we are being forced to fly almost empty planes or lose our valuable slots," External link

newshub Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Air France KLM ) : “Customers are at the heart of this expanded joint venture with our partners Delta, Air France and KLM, where seamless connections, a greater range of flights, unrivalled customer service and increased frequent flyer benefits will reinforce its position as the choice passengers most love to fly. One of the pillars of our strategy is successfully collaborating with our partners. Combining our strengths, our network, and our people allows us to achieve more together” External link

dailytimes-NG Friday, February 7, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Air France KLM ) : “Customers are at the heart of this expanded joint venture with our partners Delta, Air France and KLM, where seamless connections, greater range of flights, unrivalled customer service and increased frequent flyer benefits will reinforce its position as the choice passengers most love to fly. One of the pillars of our strategy is successfully collaborating with our partners. Combining our strengths, our network, and our people allows us to achieve more together” External link

tribuneonlineng Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Air France KLM ) : “Customers are at the heart of this expanded joint venture with our partners Delta, Air France and KLM, where seamlessconnections, greater range of flights, unrivalled customer service and increased frequent flyer benefits will reinforce its position as the choice passengers most love to fly. One of the pillars of our strategy is successfully collaborating with our partners. Combining our strengths, our network, and our people allows us to achieve more together” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, February 5, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Air France KLM ) : “By January 2020, we will launch it. First, it means that loyal customers on Air France/KLM can use their mileage on Virgin Atlantic, and across the network. You can fly all the way from Lagos to London and beyond, on an A350 aircraft. The benefits are enormous both financially, and especially for the consumers. Originally, Virgin Atlantic was a point to point carrier. We have now evolved into a network carrier with these partnerships,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, December 20, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We hire not just for aptitude but for attitude,” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, October 24, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Never has the need for effective competition and choice at Heathrow Airport been more evident than during this summer of disruption, which has brought misery for tens thousands of travellers. Britain, and those who travel to it, deserve better than this. " External link

coventrytelegraph Tuesday, September 24, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Never has the need for effective competition and choice at Heathrow Airport been more evident than during this summer of disruption, which has brought misery for tens thousands of travellers. Britain, and those who travel to it, deserve better than this. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Wednesday, September 18, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long," External link

trust Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Never has the need for effective competition and choice at Heathrow Airport been more evident than during this summer of disruption , which has brought misery for tens thousands of travellers. Britain, and those who travel to it, deserve better than this. " External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Read More ) : "Never has the need for effective competition and choice at Heathrow Airport been more evident than during this summer of disruption, which has brought misery for tens thousands of travellers. Britain, and those who travel to it, deserve better than this. Read More " External link

birminghammail Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Never has the need for effective competition and choice at Heathrow Airport been more evident than during this summer of disruption, which has brought misery for tens thousands of travellers. Britain, and those who travel to it, deserve better than this. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, September 18, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long," External link

firstpost Wednesday, September 18, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long," External link

4-traders Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss told : “There’s been marked improvement over the past year and I’m firmly in the view that Rolls-Royce will sort it out in the next four months,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “It’s more treatment, changing some of the parts, the components, the blades inside and some of the fans and that is done by Rolls-Royce,” “The life that you expect to have in an engine before it needs to be inspected and treated is much shorter” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Look, he’s a big buyer of planes,” “He must have something he wants to get across” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “It’s different engines, and we believe they are sorting with the issues with this current engine,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Our partner Delta’s experience with the A330neo and their partial ownership of [us] definitely played a role in the decision” External link

forbes Saturday, June 29, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Our partner Delta’s experience with the A330neo and their partial ownership of [us] definitely played a role in the decision” External link

forbes Saturday, June 29, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Mark Anderson ) : “As the team prepares to launch under a Virgin brand, Mark’s experience and insights from his time at Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays will be invaluable” External link

routes-news Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The acquisition of 14 A330neos will play a pivotal role in our fleet transformation and it is testament to our sustainability commitment; by 2024, we will have improved the fuel efficiency of our aircraft by 32 per cent,” External link

routes-news Wednesday, June 19, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Air Lease Corporation ) : "A crucial part of Virgin Atlantic's strategy is collaboration with partners and our announcement with Air Lease Corporation will play a pivotal role in our fleet transformation," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Air Lease Corporation ) : “A crucial part of Virgin Atlantic’s strategy is collaboration with partners and our announcement with Air Lease Corporation will play a pivotal role in our fleet transformation,” External link

4-traders Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss told : "It happened to be that this one was a fantastic opportunity for Virgin Atlantic to transform its fleet," External link

4-traders Monday, June 17, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We're watching with great interest, and if an opportunity presents itself, we may be able to act, but there's nothing to say at this juncture" External link

4-traders Monday, June 17, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The acquisition of 14 A330neos will play a pivotal role in our fleet transformation and it is testament to our sustainability commitment; by 2024, we will have improved the fuel efficiency of our aircraft by 32 per cent,” External link

routes-news Monday, June 17, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The acquisition of 14 A330neos will play a pivotal role in our fleet transformation and it is testament to our sustainability commitment; by 2024, we will have improved the fuel efficiency of our aircraft by 32 per cent,” External link

routes-news Monday, June 17, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “It’s a perfect size for us but nothing we will do at Virgin Atlantic will come at the expense of our passengers,” “When you buy a plane of this nature and spend billions of dollars, you don’t just do it on a gut feeling. We’ve done a lot of studies and we find that there’s balance with this smaller plane versus the 747, and the A340. But it is a twin engine so the unit economics become so much more efficient. It’s a 30% reduction in fuel” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss says : “You don’t build a plane for one year. These planes will be around for 20-25 years. You don’t just do this for the economics. Nothing is set in stone. You start off with a cabin and you expect to hold it for 7-10 years, and then after that you can always change it, but we believe it has the right unit economics and the right seat densification,” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss says : “We think we’ve raised the bar and made it into a flexible work and party environment,” “This will be another hallmark of innovation from Virgin Atlantic. The bar is Virgin Atlantic heritage, but the beauty of this is that we keep moving forward” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss says : “What was cheeky 50 years ago or 35 years ago is not cheeky today,” “So I think we’ve evolved. I don’t feel that we are any less Virgin Atlantic, even more so. If you look at the evolution of the brand, the brand is stronger. The things that we’ve done onboard the service that we provide with our people—the fusion of service and the product—is the essential formula” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss says ( about Air France KLM ) : “With onwership by a long-haul carrier, together with the combination Stobart Aviation, and adjacent to our JV with Air France/KLM, and of course Delta, the foundation creates a unique opportunity,” “Indeed, if you look at it as ‘what’s the difference between this and Little Red?’ My cheeky answer to that 8.5 million passengers, 79% load factor, 77 planes, and it feeds both Manchester and Heathrow. I think it’s an evolution and I also think that for Virgin Atlantic it’s OK to try things and fail, but we think this is going to be a tremendous success” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Richard Branson ) : “We are not a franchise business. We put such an effort into the seamless nature of the service and into the connectivity and every aspect of the journey that a simple franchise model would not work,” “It’s never worked for Richard Branson. He’s always done an ownership model, so equity plus the brand. We didn’t feel that lending our name to someone would be good enough. Plus, we really want to make Heathrow connectivity and Manchester connectivity work and it had to come with an equity stake” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss says ( about Ed Bastian ) : “US aviation has had a tremendous move forward with the large carriers establishing themselves as leaders, and the leaders of the pack is our partner Delta—the best run airline in the world, as far as I can see—led by a tremendous team and Ed Bastian at the helm,” “In terms of capacity, we are working on the most coveted slots for business which is New York to London, so it’s no surprise that there are a lot of people trying to get in, but they come in and some of them go out. We are celebrating our 35th year in June this year. Our job is to really ensure that we are here for the next 35 years” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : “Underneath the foundation of our plan is very much to become the most loved travel company,” “The only people who become the most loved travel company and have a chance of achieving that is Virgin Atlantic. I don’t need to comment on our competitors. We’re intrinsically strong and inherently ambitious in our own right. What they do and how they compete is up to them” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Passengers have a tremendous preference for Virgin Atlantic, absent some barriers,” “When faced with equal price and equal loyalty, they will choose us two to one. When you see all of the moves that we’ve done over the last few years: the JVs, the acquisition of Flybe, the loyalty program reaching out to the entire Virgin group, the product in the reimagined economy, the new planes and the configuration—we have everything we need to compete effectively in the marketplace and become not only the most loved travel company but the nation’s second flag carrier, which this nation deserves” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “It’s a perfect size for us but nothing we will do at Virgin Atlantic will come at the expense of our passengers,” “When you buy a plane of this nature and spend billions of dollars, you don’t just do it on a gut feeling. We’ve done a lot of studies and we find that there’s balance with this smaller plane versus the 747, and the A340. But it is a twin engine so the unit economics become so much more efficient. It’s a 30% reduction in fuel” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss says : “You don’t build a plane for one year. These planes will be around for 20-25 years. You don’t just do this for the economics. Nothing is set in stone. You start off with a cabin and you expect to hold it for 7-10 years, and then after that you can always change it, but we believe it has the right unit economics and the right seat densification,” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "While a loss is disappointing, our performance has improved in 2018 despite challenging economic conditions and put us on a trajectory for growth and return to profitability. " External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, April 10, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "While a loss is disappointing, our performance has improved in 2018 despite challenging economic conditions and put us on a trajectory for growth and return to profitability. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, April 10, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “I’m also thrilled to introduce this new destination to our leisure customers and I know it’s somewhere they’ll love to visit’’. Renowned for its cultural sites and with UNESCO recognised architecture, Tel Aviv also boasts beautiful beaches, a buzzing artistic and nightlife scene, incredible food and is a great base to explore the tourist destinations of the region including the iconic historical city of Jerusalem, Nazareth, and the Dead Sea,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, February 12, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Delta Air Lines ) : “Together, we can provide greater connectivity to our extensive long-haul network and that of our joint venture partners Delta Air Lines, at Manchester airport and Heathrow ” External link

standard Friday, January 11, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Delta Air Lines ) : "Together, we can provide excellent connectivity to our extensive long haul network and that of our joint venture partner, Delta Air Lines, at London Heathrow Airport and Manchester Airport for the benefit of our customers. " External link

heart Friday, January 11, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Delta Air Lines ) : "Together, we can provide excellent connectivity to our extensive long haul network and that of our joint venture partner, Delta Air Lines, at London Heathrow Airport and Manchester Airport for the benefit of our customers. " External link

skynews Friday, January 11, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT



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Shai Weiss said ( about The UK ) : "The creation of the Atlantic Taskforce is positive recognition of the importance of the UK-US travel corridor and a first step towards reopening the skies" External link

mninews Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:52:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about The UK ) : “The creation of the Atlantic Taskforce is positive recognition of the importance of the UK-US travel corridor and a first step towards reopening the skies,” “But in the absence of a definitive timeframe, it again falls short of providing airlines, businesses and consumers with much-needed certainty” External link

msn-uk Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:11:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about The UK ) : “The creation of the Atlantic Taskforce is positive recognition of the importance of the UK-US travel corridor and a first step towards reopening the skies,” “But in the absence of a definitive timeframe, it again falls short of providing airlines, businesses and consumers with much-needed certainty” External link

independent-UK Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:34:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The creation of the Atlantic Taskforce is positive recognition of the importance of the UK-US travel corridor and a first step towards reopening the skies" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:05:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The creation of the Atlantic Taskforce is positive recognition of the importance of the UK-US travel corridor and a first step towards reopening the skies" External link

bbc Thursday, June 10, 2021 12:46:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "Customers, families and businesses need to book and travel with confidence. After 15 months of restrictions, the time to act is now," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 8, 2021 11:50:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The borders have been shut down since March 2020," External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "There is no reason for the US to be absent from the UK green list. " External link

msn-uk Monday, June 7, 2021 9:57:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "Customers, families and businesses need to book and travel with confidence. After 15 months of restrictions, the time to act is now," External link

yahoo-au Monday, June 7, 2021 7:00:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : “We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the government is basing these decisions on,” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 4, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss added : “We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the government is basing these decisions on,” External link

france24-en Friday, June 4, 2021 4:28:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the Government is basing these decisions on. It shouldn’t be a state secret” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 4, 2021 1:27:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss added : “We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the government is basing these decisions on,” External link

gulf-times Friday, June 4, 2021 1:03:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the government is basing these decisions on," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:40:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the government is basing these decisions on," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:13:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "We are yet to see clear and transparent guidance on the methodology and data the government is basing these decisions on," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 9:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about David Ben Gurion ) : “Virgin Atlantic remains committed to the Israeli market and will soon offer twice daily flights between Ben Gurion Airport and Heathrow Airport, alongside seamless connections to key US cities such as New York and Los Angeles, via London,” External link

timesofisrael Sunday, May 9, 2021 7:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We welcome the news that the UK Government has placed Israel on its ‘Green’ list recognizing the excellent vaccination progress in both countries,” External link

timesofisrael Sunday, May 9, 2021 7:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "With world leading vaccination programmes in both the UK and US, and evidence to support safe reopening through testing, there is a clear opportunity to open up travel and no reason to delay beyond 17 May" External link

themirror Monday, May 3, 2021 3:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "With world leading vaccination programmes in both the UK and US, and evidence to support safe reopening through testing, there is a clear opportunity to open up travel and no reason to delay beyond 17 May" External link

heart Friday, April 30, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "With world leading vaccination programmes in both the UK and US, and evidence to support safe reopening through testing, there is a clear opportunity to open up travel and no reason to delay beyond 17 May" "Now we need certainty that the framework will allow for a phased removal of testing and quarantine," External link

skynews Friday, April 30, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss told : "We are by no means out of this situation, we will only be satisfied, or at least know that we really move a notch, when all our planes are in the sky, we turn as many people back into flying and operating our flights, which I expect that to be in October or November of this year," External link

wsau Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:38:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Virgin Atlantic was one of the deepest impacted initially and we took dramatic measures, with tremendous sacrifices for the livelihoods of so many of our excellent people who had done nothing wrong but have lost their jobs. " External link

heart Friday, April 9, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "I think we may see a pick-up in bookings in anticipation of the summer months that are coming," External link

heart Friday, April 9, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "I think we've done enough in providing some very attractive pricing and I'd urge people to book right now. " External link

heart Friday, April 9, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "I think we've done enough in providing some very attractive pricing and I'd urge people to book right now. " External link

skynews Friday, April 9, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss told : “For travel between green countries it should be absent quarantine and absent testing,” External link

reuters-af Friday, April 9, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The essence of the framework should allow for a path to green and removal of testing and quarantine when it is safe to do so” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:26:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The essence of the framework should allow for a path to green and removal of testing and quarantine when it is safe to do so” External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, April 7, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We can’t have a prohibitively expensive testing system, that puts businesses, people and families off travelling,” External link

guardian Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:10:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The essence of the framework should allow for a path to green and removal of testing and quarantine when it is safe to do so” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:49:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Those who have not had a vaccine should not face a barrier to travel” External link

travelweekly Friday, February 19, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss agreed : “We should be very cautious with variations and new strains [of the virus]” External link

travelweekly Friday, February 19, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss insisted : “Travel can be restarted safely. We don’t think it can be started overnight, but we need to get started. Consumers need confidence to be able to book travel. We expect every other sector will have a roadmap – so too should aviation” External link

travelweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Following the most challenging year in our history, we now have the leadership team in place to drive our march forward at pace” External link

cityam Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:00:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “What we want to see is this happening as soon as possiblewe were hoping for Thanksgiving but that's not going to happen,” External link

routes-news Friday, November 13, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We’re an interested party because we have a residual interest in that business,” “We welcome the opportunity to Flybe to resurrect itself yet again and to serve the various regions in the UK” External link

routes-news Thursday, November 12, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We hope and hear there maybe signs of a resurrection. And of course, if the commercial terms are there, we will be willing partners just as we have been in the past” External link

routes-news Thursday, November 12, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Gatwick has a special place in our company history and hopefully we’ll resume,” External link

routes-news Thursday, November 12, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The time to act is now,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The time to act is now," External link

4-traders Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We urgently need the introduction of a passenger testing regime here in the UK to safely replace quarantine. As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK’s economic recovery, which relies on free flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. Half a million UK jobs depend on open skies and a fully functioning UK aviation industry” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

surreymirror Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

getsurrey Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

burtonmail Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We urgently need the introduction of a passenger testing regime here in the UK to safely replace quarantine. The government’s Global Travel Taskforce must act swiftly to replace quarantine with passenger testing in November” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

bristolpost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

plymouthherald Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

stokesentinel Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

surreymirror Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

leicestermercury Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

gloucestercitizen Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

bathchronicle Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

icWales Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

coventrytelegraph Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

hulldailymail Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "As long as the 14-day quarantine remains in place, demand for travel will not return and the UK's economic recovery, which relies on free-flowing trade and tourism, cannot take off. " External link

cambridge-news Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "At some point if borders do not open up ... there's only a certain amount of time that you can survive," External link

themirror Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "At some point if borders do not open up ... there's only a certain amount of time that you can survive," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "We are suggesting testing pre-departure as the way to go to free up the need for this quarantine and get passengers moving freely. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Wednesday, October 7, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “It has taken us much longer, we have now increased the capacity over the past few months of our team to handle refunds tenfold and I can assure customers that those requesting a refund in September will be dealt with very quickly,” External link

thesun Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “It has taken us much longer, we have now increased the capacity over the past few months of our team to handle refunds tenfold and I can assure customers that those requesting a refund in September will be dealt with very quickly,” External link

thesun Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The economy, which is already in deep recession will not take off unless we have travel and tourism back on track and the only way to do that, I believe, in the interim period before treatment and vaccine are made possible, is through testing” External link

cityam Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss told : "The economy, which is already in deep recession will not take off unless we have travel and tourism back on track and the only way to do that, I believe, in the interim period before treatment and vaccine are made possible, is through testing," External link

4-traders Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

businessday Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “After the sacrifices so many of our people have made, further reducing the number of people we employ is heart-breaking but essential for survival. I truly hope that, as demand returns, we will see many members of our team returning to us” External link

thenews-pk Saturday, September 5, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "After the sacrifices so many of our people have made, further reducing the number of people we employ is heartbreaking but essential for survival. " External link

heart Friday, September 4, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Together, we have achieved what many thought impossible and that is down to the efforts and sacrifices of so many across the company" External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “After the sacrifices so many of our people have made, further reducing the number of people we employ is heart-breaking but essential for survival,” External link

cityam Friday, September 4, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "After the sacrifices so many of our people have made, further reducing the number of people we employ is heart-breaking but essential for survival. " External link

msn-uk Friday, September 4, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "After the sacrifices so many of our people have made, further reducing the number of people we employ is heart-breaking but essential for survival. " External link

skynews Friday, September 4, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

bloomberg Friday, September 4, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “That is the stark reality that the aviation industry as a whole now faces,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Together, we have achieved what many thought impossible and that is down to the efforts and sacrifices of so many across the company. " External link

themirror Friday, September 4, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The solvent recapitalisation of Virgin Atlantic will ensure that we can continue to provide vital connectivity and competition to consumers and businesses in Britain and beyond” External link

routes-news Friday, July 17, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Despite the incredible efforts of our teams, through cancelled flights and delayed refunds we have not lived up to the high standards we set ourselves, but we will do everything in our power to earn back their trust" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago but none has been as devastating as Covid-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many” External link

cityam Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Despite the incredible efforts of our teams, through cancelled flights and delayed refunds we have not lived up to the high standards we set ourselves, but we will do everything in our power to earn back their trust" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Despite the incredible efforts of our teams, through cancelled flights and delayed refunds we have not lived up to the high standards we set ourselves, but we will do everything in our power to earn back their trust" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Despite the incredible efforts of our teams, through cancelled flights and delayed refunds we have not lived up to the high standards we set ourselves, but we will do everything in our power to earn back their trust" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible," "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history" External link

gulf-times Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "This doesn't mean that we are out of the woods 100 per cent. But it shows that people believe in the future of Virgin Atlantic and our business plan," External link

smh Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "This doesn't mean that we are out of the woods 100 per cent. But it shows that people believe in the future of Virgin Atlantic and our business plan," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "This doesn't mean that we are out of the woods 100 per cent. But it shows that people believe in the future of Virgin Atlantic and our business plan," External link

theage Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "This doesn't mean that we are out of the woods 100 per cent. But it shows that people believe in the future of Virgin Atlantic and our business plan," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible," "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible," "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Undoubtedly, the last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history,” External link

ibtimes Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Undoubtedly, the last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history," External link

4-traders Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Undoubtedly, the last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history," External link

4-traders Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history. We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible,” External link

nypost Tuesday, July 14, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history," External link

bordermail Tuesday, July 14, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, July 14, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss acknowledged : “we have not lived up to the high standards we set ourselves” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “This doesn’t mean that we are out of the woods 100%. But it shows that people believe in the future of Virgin Atlantic and our business plan,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 14, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history. We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible," External link

4-traders Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history. We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "The last six months have been the toughest we have faced in our 36-year history. We have taken painful measures, but we have accomplished what many thought impossible," External link

4-traders Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago but none has been as devastating as Covid-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many” External link

cityam Monday, June 22, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business , now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible. It is crucial that we return to profitability in 2021” External link

theargus Wednesday, June 10, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Private investors may want to know the government is there to provide some kind of assurance on the back end of that through the form of guarantees or direct funding,” External link

cityam Sunday, May 10, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss explained : “It’s just heartbreaking, devastating, especially when our secret sauce is our people,” External link

thesundaytimes Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss explained : “It’s just heartbreaking, devastating, especially when our secret sauce is our people,” External link

thetimes Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

9news Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “After 9/11 and the global financial crisis, we took similar painful measures, but fortunately many members of our team were back flying with us within a couple of years,” “Depending on how long the pandemic lasts and the period of time our planes are grounded for, hopefully the same will happen this time,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago but none has been as devastating as COVID-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many," External link

ecns Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

gulf-times Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago, but none has been as devastating as COVID-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many. " External link

aa-en Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “This is a devastating day for us,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

9news Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

newshub Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “This is a devastating day for us,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago, but none have been as devastating as Covid-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many. " External link

theargus Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : "After 9/11 and the global financial crisis [of 2008], we took similar painful measures but fortunately many members of our team were back flying with us within a couple of years. Depending on how long the pandemic lasts and the period of time our planes are grounded for, hopefully the same will happen this time" External link

ibtimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago, but none has been as devastating as COVID-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many." External link

haberler-en Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago, but none has been as devastating as COVID-19 ... now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago, but none has been as devastating as COVID-19 ... now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss dit : "Nous avons résisté à de nombreuses tempêtes depuis notre premier vol il y a 36 ans mais aucune n'a été aussi dévastatrice que le COVID-19 (...) Le moment est venu de prendre de nouvelles mesures pour réduire nos coûts, préserver notre trésorerie et protéger autant d'emplois que possible" External link

challenges Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible,” External link

in-cyprus Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

bordermail Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

thenational Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

wsau Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

4-traders Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," External link

trust Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "To safeguard our future and emerge a sustainably profitable business, now is the time for further action to reduce our costs, preserve cash and to protect as many jobs as possible," “I wish it was not the case, but we will have to reduce the number of people we employ” External link

itv Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We have weathered many storms since our first flight 36 years ago, but none has been as devastating as Covid-19 and the associated loss of life and livelihood for so many," External link

cnbc Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Prompt publishing of the legislation will allow the UK slot coordinator to act, enabling Virgin Atlantic and other airlines to operate schedules more efficiently and avoid flying almost empty planes for the sake of retaining valuable slots, which in turn creates unnecessary carbon emissions” External link

chesterfirst Monday, March 16, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Prompt publishing of the legislation will allow the UK slot coordinator to act, enabling Virgin Atlantic and other airlines to operate schedules more efficiently and avoid flying almost empty planes for the sake of retaining valuable slots, which in turn creates unnecessary carbon emissions" External link

chesterfirst Monday, March 16, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “This is not [just] about Virgin Atlantic; it is about making it available for industry,” “This is a systemic problem which differentiates no one. You cannot imagine the UK without the thriving airline industry, which tourism and trade depend on” External link

thetimes Sunday, March 15, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Passenger demand for air travel has dramatically fallen due to Covid-19 and in some instances we are being forced to fly almost empty planes or lose our valuable slots” External link

cityam Tuesday, March 10, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Passenger demand for air travel has dramatically fallen due to Covid-19 and in some instances we are being forced to fly almost empty planes or lose our valuable slots. " External link

birminghammail Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Passenger demand for air travel has dramatically fallen due to Covid-19 and in some instances we are being forced to fly almost empty planes or lose our valuable slots. " External link

tamworthherald Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Passenger demand for air travel has dramatically fallen due to Covid-19 and in some instances we are being forced to fly almost empty planes or lose our valuable slots" External link

bbc Tuesday, March 10, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "In some instances, we are being forced to fly almost empty planes or lose our valuable slots," External link

newshub Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Air France KLM ) : “Customers are at the heart of this expanded joint venture with our partners Delta, Air France and KLM, where seamless connections, a greater range of flights, unrivalled customer service and increased frequent flyer benefits will reinforce its position as the choice passengers most love to fly. One of the pillars of our strategy is successfully collaborating with our partners. Combining our strengths, our network, and our people allows us to achieve more together” External link

dailytimes-NG Friday, February 7, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Air France KLM ) : “Customers are at the heart of this expanded joint venture with our partners Delta, Air France and KLM, where seamless connections, greater range of flights, unrivalled customer service and increased frequent flyer benefits will reinforce its position as the choice passengers most love to fly. One of the pillars of our strategy is successfully collaborating with our partners. Combining our strengths, our network, and our people allows us to achieve more together” External link

tribuneonlineng Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Air France KLM ) : “Customers are at the heart of this expanded joint venture with our partners Delta, Air France and KLM, where seamlessconnections, greater range of flights, unrivalled customer service and increased frequent flyer benefits will reinforce its position as the choice passengers most love to fly. One of the pillars of our strategy is successfully collaborating with our partners. Combining our strengths, our network, and our people allows us to achieve more together” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, February 5, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Air France KLM ) : “By January 2020, we will launch it. First, it means that loyal customers on Air France/KLM can use their mileage on Virgin Atlantic, and across the network. You can fly all the way from Lagos to London and beyond, on an A350 aircraft. The benefits are enormous both financially, and especially for the consumers. Originally, Virgin Atlantic was a point to point carrier. We have now evolved into a network carrier with these partnerships,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, December 20, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “We hire not just for aptitude but for attitude,” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, October 24, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Never has the need for effective competition and choice at Heathrow Airport been more evident than during this summer of disruption, which has brought misery for tens thousands of travellers. Britain, and those who travel to it, deserve better than this. " External link

coventrytelegraph Tuesday, September 24, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Never has the need for effective competition and choice at Heathrow Airport been more evident than during this summer of disruption, which has brought misery for tens thousands of travellers. Britain, and those who travel to it, deserve better than this. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Wednesday, September 18, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long," External link

trust Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Never has the need for effective competition and choice at Heathrow Airport been more evident than during this summer of disruption , which has brought misery for tens thousands of travellers. Britain, and those who travel to it, deserve better than this. " External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Read More ) : "Never has the need for effective competition and choice at Heathrow Airport been more evident than during this summer of disruption, which has brought misery for tens thousands of travellers. Britain, and those who travel to it, deserve better than this. Read More " External link

birminghammail Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Never has the need for effective competition and choice at Heathrow Airport been more evident than during this summer of disruption, which has brought misery for tens thousands of travellers. Britain, and those who travel to it, deserve better than this. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, September 18, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long," External link

firstpost Wednesday, September 18, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long," External link

4-traders Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss told : “There’s been marked improvement over the past year and I’m firmly in the view that Rolls-Royce will sort it out in the next four months,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “It’s more treatment, changing some of the parts, the components, the blades inside and some of the fans and that is done by Rolls-Royce,” “The life that you expect to have in an engine before it needs to be inspected and treated is much shorter” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Look, he’s a big buyer of planes,” “He must have something he wants to get across” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “It’s different engines, and we believe they are sorting with the issues with this current engine,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Our partner Delta’s experience with the A330neo and their partial ownership of &lsqb;us&rsqb; definitely played a role in the decision” External link

forbes Saturday, June 29, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Our partner Delta’s experience with the A330neo and their partial ownership of [us] definitely played a role in the decision” External link

forbes Saturday, June 29, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Mark Anderson ) : “As the team prepares to launch under a Virgin brand, Mark’s experience and insights from his time at Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays will be invaluable” External link

routes-news Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The acquisition of 14 A330neos will play a pivotal role in our fleet transformation and it is testament to our sustainability commitment; by 2024, we will have improved the fuel efficiency of our aircraft by 32 per cent,” External link

routes-news Wednesday, June 19, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Air Lease Corporation ) : "A crucial part of Virgin Atlantic's strategy is collaboration with partners and our announcement with Air Lease Corporation will play a pivotal role in our fleet transformation," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Air Lease Corporation ) : “A crucial part of Virgin Atlantic’s strategy is collaboration with partners and our announcement with Air Lease Corporation will play a pivotal role in our fleet transformation,” External link

4-traders Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss told : "It happened to be that this one was a fantastic opportunity for Virgin Atlantic to transform its fleet," External link

4-traders Monday, June 17, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "We're watching with great interest, and if an opportunity presents itself, we may be able to act, but there's nothing to say at this juncture" External link

4-traders Monday, June 17, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The acquisition of 14 A330neos will play a pivotal role in our fleet transformation and it is testament to our sustainability commitment; by 2024, we will have improved the fuel efficiency of our aircraft by 32 per cent,” External link

routes-news Monday, June 17, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “The acquisition of 14 A330neos will play a pivotal role in our fleet transformation and it is testament to our sustainability commitment; by 2024, we will have improved the fuel efficiency of our aircraft by 32 per cent,” External link

routes-news Monday, June 17, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “It’s a perfect size for us but nothing we will do at Virgin Atlantic will come at the expense of our passengers,” “When you buy a plane of this nature and spend billions of dollars, you don’t just do it on a gut feeling. We’ve done a lot of studies and we find that there’s balance with this smaller plane versus the 747, and the A340. But it is a twin engine so the unit economics become so much more efficient. It’s a 30% reduction in fuel” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss says : “You don’t build a plane for one year. These planes will be around for 20-25 years. You don’t just do this for the economics. Nothing is set in stone. You start off with a cabin and you expect to hold it for 7-10 years, and then after that you can always change it, but we believe it has the right unit economics and the right seat densification,” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss says : “We think we’ve raised the bar and made it into a flexible work and party environment,” “This will be another hallmark of innovation from Virgin Atlantic. The bar is Virgin Atlantic heritage, but the beauty of this is that we keep moving forward” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss says : “What was cheeky 50 years ago or 35 years ago is not cheeky today,” “So I think we’ve evolved. I don’t feel that we are any less Virgin Atlantic, even more so. If you look at the evolution of the brand, the brand is stronger. The things that we’ve done onboard the service that we provide with our people—the fusion of service and the product—is the essential formula” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss says ( about Air France KLM ) : “With onwership by a long-haul carrier, together with the combination Stobart Aviation, and adjacent to our JV with Air France/KLM, and of course Delta, the foundation creates a unique opportunity,” “Indeed, if you look at it as ‘what’s the difference between this and Little Red?’ My cheeky answer to that 8.5 million passengers, 79% load factor, 77 planes, and it feeds both Manchester and Heathrow. I think it’s an evolution and I also think that for Virgin Atlantic it’s OK to try things and fail, but we think this is going to be a tremendous success” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Richard Branson ) : “We are not a franchise business. We put such an effort into the seamless nature of the service and into the connectivity and every aspect of the journey that a simple franchise model would not work,” “It’s never worked for Richard Branson. He’s always done an ownership model, so equity plus the brand. We didn’t feel that lending our name to someone would be good enough. Plus, we really want to make Heathrow connectivity and Manchester connectivity work and it had to come with an equity stake” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss says ( about Ed Bastian ) : “US aviation has had a tremendous move forward with the large carriers establishing themselves as leaders, and the leaders of the pack is our partner Delta—the best run airline in the world, as far as I can see—led by a tremendous team and Ed Bastian at the helm,” “In terms of capacity, we are working on the most coveted slots for business which is New York to London, so it’s no surprise that there are a lot of people trying to get in, but they come in and some of them go out. We are celebrating our 35th year in June this year. Our job is to really ensure that we are here for the next 35 years” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss added : “Underneath the foundation of our plan is very much to become the most loved travel company,” “The only people who become the most loved travel company and have a chance of achieving that is Virgin Atlantic. I don’t need to comment on our competitors. We’re intrinsically strong and inherently ambitious in our own right. What they do and how they compete is up to them” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “Passengers have a tremendous preference for Virgin Atlantic, absent some barriers,” “When faced with equal price and equal loyalty, they will choose us two to one. When you see all of the moves that we’ve done over the last few years: the JVs, the acquisition of Flybe, the loyalty program reaching out to the entire Virgin group, the product in the reimagined economy, the new planes and the configuration—we have everything we need to compete effectively in the marketplace and become not only the most loved travel company but the nation’s second flag carrier, which this nation deserves” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “It’s a perfect size for us but nothing we will do at Virgin Atlantic will come at the expense of our passengers,” “When you buy a plane of this nature and spend billions of dollars, you don’t just do it on a gut feeling. We’ve done a lot of studies and we find that there’s balance with this smaller plane versus the 747, and the A340. But it is a twin engine so the unit economics become so much more efficient. It’s a 30% reduction in fuel” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss says : “You don’t build a plane for one year. These planes will be around for 20-25 years. You don’t just do this for the economics. Nothing is set in stone. You start off with a cabin and you expect to hold it for 7-10 years, and then after that you can always change it, but we believe it has the right unit economics and the right seat densification,” External link

forbes Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "While a loss is disappointing, our performance has improved in 2018 despite challenging economic conditions and put us on a trajectory for growth and return to profitability. " External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, April 10, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : "While a loss is disappointing, our performance has improved in 2018 despite challenging economic conditions and put us on a trajectory for growth and return to profitability. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, April 10, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said : “I’m also thrilled to introduce this new destination to our leisure customers and I know it’s somewhere they’ll love to visit’’. Renowned for its cultural sites and with UNESCO recognised architecture, Tel Aviv also boasts beautiful beaches, a buzzing artistic and nightlife scene, incredible food and is a great base to explore the tourist destinations of the region including the iconic historical city of Jerusalem, Nazareth, and the Dead Sea,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, February 12, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Delta Air Lines ) : “Together, we can provide greater connectivity to our extensive long-haul network and that of our joint venture partners Delta Air Lines, at Manchester airport and Heathrow ” External link

standard Friday, January 11, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Delta Air Lines ) : "Together, we can provide excellent connectivity to our extensive long haul network and that of our joint venture partner, Delta Air Lines, at London Heathrow Airport and Manchester Airport for the benefit of our customers. " External link

heart Friday, January 11, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

Shai Weiss said ( about Delta Air Lines ) : "Together, we can provide excellent connectivity to our extensive long haul network and that of our joint venture partner, Delta Air Lines, at London Heathrow Airport and Manchester Airport for the benefit of our customers. " External link

skynews Friday, January 11, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT



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chief commercial officer60.00%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
officer40.00%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
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Shai WeissEN100.00%


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