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Virgin Atlantic celebrates 21 years doing business in SA

20 April 2017 10:00 AM

And as part of their celebration, the popular airline is sponsoring Xolani's trip to London for the London Marathon.

It has been over two decades that Virgin Atlantic Airways inaugurated it's route from London's Heathrow to Joburg's OR Tambo Airport.

Virgin Atlantic marketing and communications manager, Darrin Thomas, says they are happy that they have been able to fulfill people's dreams.

The airline now serves over 30 fabulous destinations worldwide from dazzling cities and dream family holidays in North America to African adventures, relaxing Caribbean Islands or a taste of the exotic in Asia.

As part of their celebrations, Virgin Atlantic Airways is sponsoring Xolani Gwala's running of the London Marathon this Saturday.

Virgin Atlantic is 100% committed in South Africa. We are celebrating 21 years this year. We look at strong ties that Richard [Branson] had with Madiba.

Darrin Thomas, Virgin Atlantic marketing and communications manager

Listen to the full interview with Darron Thomas below...


20 April 2017 10:00 AM

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24 April 2017 10:20 AM

Xolani Gwala ran 42km's at Sunday's London Marathon and missed his time target by only 55 seconds.

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Team Gwala exploring Springtime London with Virgin Atlantic

22 April 2017 4:45 PM

An epic business trip is playing itself out ahead of Xolani's participation in the famed London Marathon.

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South Africans ready to fly SA flag high in London for charity

21 April 2017 9:37 AM

Xolani Gwala speaks to South Africans running the London Marathon including Virgin Atlantic competition winner, Jane Kabinga.

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Opinion: Helping change lives no better motivation for London Marathon

21 April 2017 7:54 AM

Xolani Gwala says he is privileged to run the London Marathon to help better lives of those who are less fortunate.

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Now is the time for Cyril to stand up: British Parliamentarian

20 April 2017 10:31 AM

Lord Anthony St John of Bletso says London investors are concerned about South Africa's short to medium term policies.

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Xolani Gwala inspired by David Gatebe as he readies for London Marathon

19 April 2017 12:03 PM

Xolani Gwala shares his inspirations, challenges and secrets for a successful marathon ahead of D-day Saturday.

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Run Forrest Run

18 April 2017 2:41 PM

Running, as tough as it is, is quite addictive, say Azania Mosaka 's listeners.

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