The US Dept. of Transportation issued a ruling last week that Virgin America "remains a US citizen and remains under the actual control of US citizens" after the San Francisco-based airline agreed to changes regarding investment and board composition. VX's citizenship was certified in early 2007 with certain conditions, including the departure of CEO Fred Reid (ATWOnline, Nov. 27, 2007). The carrier launched flights that August but "later notified the Department. of a significant potential ...

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