Taking classes 30,000 feet in the air

Portfolio Company: The Great Courses

Virgin American airlines and The Great Courses have teamed up to help travelers “pass the time in a rewarding and informative way,” says Ed Leon, chief brand officer of The Great Courses. Starting February 1, onboard passengers will be able to watch and listen to a wide array of course topics for free from Ancient Egypt and nutrition to The Big Bang..

Read the full announcement:
Flying Gets Smarter: The Great Courses Boards Virgin America Flights

Read the full articles:
Lectures on history and other subjects added to onboard entertainment (Los Angeles Times)
Continuing Ed At 30,000 Feet: Virgin America Offers The Great Courses (Forbes)