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Marketers try to make of meal of Leap Day

Today, Feb. 29, is Leap Day, the day added every four years to keep the calendar from falling out of step with the astronomical year and destroying civilization as we…

February 29, 2008, 11:07 AM EST

Virgin Atlantic associates itself with vomit

Virgin Atlantic has a thing for barf bags. It once brightened up its own bags with artists’ designs, as part of a contest called Design for Chunks (tagline: “Retch for…

May 21, 2007, 12:07 PM EDT

What is Virgin Atlantic trying to say?

Virgin Atlantic has had some interesting ads over the years: the weird-dream interpreter; the moaning and groaning back-massage banner; the TV spot depicting a passenger’s reverie of forbidden homosexual…

November 16, 2006, 8:52 AM EST

How deep is your mile-high gay love?

This ad’s a few years old but worth a look back. A cramped overnight airplane trip inspires a reverie of homosexual bliss for one guy, until he wakes up. Perfect…

June 20, 2006, 8:53 AM EDT

Sex Pistol shoots off his mouth for Virgin Airways

For the second time in as many months, I’ve been scouring the Web in search of the current radio campaign for Virgin Atlantic Airways, which is worth a listen for…

June 5, 2006, 10:25 AM EDT

Going solo catches wing

I'm not normally one to commend eccentric daredevil behavior, but maybe Steve Fossett is on to something. On the same day that he completed his solo flight around the globe…

March 4, 2005, 9:09 AM EST

Ooh! Aah! What a banner

We’ve written about Crispin Porter + Bogusky’s online advertising for Virgin Atlantic before—specifically, the “complimentary weird dream interpreter.” But as we were checking our Yahoo! e-mail this morning, we spied…

February 3, 2005, 3:32 AM EST

We'd rather jettison than jet

This is a picture of the premier copy of jetrosexual, a new custom magazine for Virgin Atlantic Airways, taken at its current residence—in our trash can. It was handed to…

November 23, 2004, 2:44 PM EST

All you have to do is dream

At AdFreak, we love to analyze dreams. So when we came across a recent online ad for Virgin Atlantic Airways that interpreted them for us, we were hooked. First, we…

November 19, 2004, 12:22 PM EST