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Richard Branson celebrates Virgin Atlantic’s entry to Seattle market, tears into Alaska Air

Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson continues flying after stepping off a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on Monday afternoon.

A Boeing Dreamliner on Monday brought entrepreneur Richard Branson to town to celebrate Virgin Atlantic’s launch of its Seattle-London route. But he also used the visit to criticize Alaska Air’s decision to retire the Virgin America brand after buying the airline.

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