Experts: Virgin Faces Uphill Battle v. Adrants

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Virgin America may have a tough time winning its newly filed lawsuit against popular industry blog, according to legal experts.
Earlier this month, Adrants posted a parody ad featuring a photo of the downed US Airways jet in the Hudson River, with the carrier’s logo and ad message “Fly Virgin.” The initial post, headlined “The Hudson Crash: Just One More Reason to Fly Virgin,” offered a disclaimer in saying its “origins are suspect” but added, “We’ve seen Virgin turn ugly situations to its advantage before, making it much in keeping with the Virgin brand persona.”



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