Delta buys 49 percent stake in Virgin Atlantic The Associated Press, The Associated Press December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments share share on linkedin Facebook share on twitter share on google+ Share With Email Send Thank you for sharing! Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. print reprints Delta Air Lines said it will buy almost half of Virgin Atlantic for $360 million as it tries to catch up to rivals in the lucrative New York-to-London travel market. ADD COMMENT What's being said Sign In Terms & Conditions Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here. Preparing comment abuse report for Article# 1202581050977 Send Thank you! This article's comments will be reviewed.