Could Virgin Atlantic join an alliance?

Virgin Atlantic Airways, a popular Europe travel option for PHL-area fliers since it serves Newark Liberty, is looking at its various options for future growth, including considering the interest the big airline alliances have in it. Virgin's not a part of alliances now, but the recent antitrust immunity granted to archrival British Airways and American Airlines for its oneworld alliance has made the independent-minded airline think again. Read a view from a British news article here.