Virgin: 10 Years of Flying to Vegas
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Wednesday, June 16, 2010 | 2:15 p.m.
Sir Richard Branson celebrated the 10th anniversary of his Virgin Airlines direct flights from London to Las Vegas on Tuesday, June 15. Famous burlesque performer Dita Von Teese joined the celebration to pose in front of her likeness, which has been painted on the nose of one of Virgin's double-decker Boeing 747-400s. Branson also announced that Virgin is adding a twice-weekly flight from Manchester, England, to Las Vegas starting in March 2011.