AverageAmericanGuy: King shiat of fark Island?
baka-san: Question is, is Virgin biased in the UK? If so, the UK gets all the corporate taxes, which far outweigh his personal one.
TV's Vinnie: There's something off about someone who flies around in his own private jet (in fact, owns a whole airline full of jets, AND soon a fleet of suborbital planes as well) whining about everyone else making too much of a carbon footprint.The limousinest of the Limousine Liberals.
MrSteve007: A day in the life of Sir Richard Branson's island: just search for "kite surfing" (Kinda NSFW)
ShawnDoc: You know what I'd do if I owned my own personal Caribbean island? Two girls at the same time.
MrSteve007: TV's Vinnie: There's something off about someone who flies around in his own private jet (in fact, owns a whole airline full of jets, AND soon a fleet of suborbital planes as well) whining about everyone else making too much of a carbon footprint.The limousinest of the Limousine Liberals.Not so fast now Mr. bunched pantiesVirgin Airlines - now switching to the lowest carbon biofuel in the industry; halving their carbon impact.Virgin Galactic - "In terms of carbon footprint, current calculations suggest that emissions per passenger, per trip, will be approximately 0.8 tonnes - less than a one-way flight from London to New York. Approximately 70% of this results from the WhiteKnightTwo rather than the SpaceShipTwo . . . Hybrid rocket motor - benign, non-toxic fuels with a high altitude and short burn time due to air launch. " sourceNot perfect by any means, but he's put a lot more effort into reducing carbon impact of air transportation than anyone else out there.
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