Virgin America unveiled "sweeping changes" designed to counter the US Dept. of Transportation's tentative rejection last month of its application for an operating certificate (ATWOnline, Jan. 3). In an effort to "remove any doubt" that its application complies with US law governing foreign ownership and control, Virgin America announced that UK-based Virgin Group will reduce its presence on the new carrier's eight-member board from three to two voting seats and will relinquish veto or ...

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