7. Richard Branson enjoyed a brief stint as a flight attendant
After losing a GrandPrix bet to AirAsia’s CEO Tony Fernandes, Branson kept up his side of the deal by playing the part of a female AirAsia flight attendant, dressing up in a slinky red suit with matching lipstick to serve drinks and show passengers proper flight safety procedures. Here's the 2013 video proving that Branson's airline has much sexier flight attendant uniforms.
8. Virgin produced the first film to be shot at 35,000ft on three commercial flights
In 2012, the romantic comedy Departure Date (starring Ben Feldman and Nicky Whelan) was filmed for eight days straight on flights between LA, London, and Sydney. As per the airline's regulations, the film crew were only allowed two carry-ons each, and couldn't film when the seat belt light came on. The cast and crew racked up a total of 28,358 miles, and some of the paying commercial passengers were featured as extras. Watch the trailer and behind-the-scenes footage here.