Virgin Galactic has been given the green light by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly customers to space.
The upgrade of Virgin Galactic’s operator’s license, which the Company has held since 2016, marks the first time the FAA has licensed a spaceline to fly customers.
Virgin Galactic said that it is further validation of the company’s methodical testing program, which has met the verification and validation criteria required by the FAA.
Michael Colglazier, Chief Executive Officer of Virgin Galactic, said, “We’re incredibly pleased with the results of our most recent test flight, which achieved our stated flight test objectives.
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