On January 15, Adrants posted a depiction of the downed US Airways plane as a Virgin America ad. Certain topics are fodder for humor. This is not one of them. Our endorsement and depiction of the downed US Airways plane as a Virgin America ad was inappropriate. The posting was in poor taste, we were remiss in drawing further attention to it and corroborating it without checking our facts. As a result, we want to offer our apologies to the crew, passengers, families of US Air Flight1549 for making light of this accident. It is clear that Virgin America had nothing to do with the original false ad and that they and the entire airline industry takes issues of safety very seriously.