Virgin USA to be based at San Francisco or New York

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s lobbying hasn’t nailed it down for California completely — Branson is considering both San Francisco and New York.

    British entrepreneur Richard Branson said on Monday the Virgin USA start-up airline, which is tentatively set to launch sometime next year, has narrowed its choices for a home city to San Francisco or New York.

    “I can’t at this stage confirm whether it’s going to be Airbus or Boeing … I think the airline is going to need about 50 planes,” he said

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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