Spirit CEO Bob Fornaro on Price Competition and Doing What Spirit Does Best (Across the Aisle)

Spirit CEO Bob Fornaro on Price Competition and Doing What Spirit Does Best (Across the Aisle)

Spirit’s current President, Bob Fornaro, has seen a lot in this industry. After stints at TWA and Northwest, he spent much of the 1990s at USAir. At the end of the decade, he joined AirTran as President and ran that airline until Southwest bought it a dozen years later. Apparently Read the post

Delta’s CEO on Preventing Cockiness, Arriving On Time More, and Viral Videos (Across the Aisle)

Delta’s CEO on Preventing Cockiness, Arriving On Time More, and Viral Videos (Across the Aisle)

Grab some coffee (or a beer) and get comfy. This is the longest chunk of my interview with Delta CEO Ed Bastian. If you missed part one on Los Angeles and the Pacific, you can find it here. Part three focusing on the Middle East carriers will follow later Read the post

Delta’s CEO On The Perfect Airplane for Los Angeles, A Vision for the Pacific, and More (Across the Aisle)

Delta’s CEO On The Perfect Airplane for Los Angeles, A Vision for the Pacific, and More (Across the Aisle)

Let’s call this “Delta week,” because you’re going to be getting a lot of CEO Ed Bastian here. When he was in Los Angeles a couple weeks ago for an employee event, I sat with him to do an Across the Aisle interview. He certainly didn’t pull punches, and I Read the post

Across the Aisle from IAG CEO Willie Walsh on Why His Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airline Will Work While Others Won’t

Across the Aisle from IAG CEO Willie Walsh on Why His Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airline Will Work While Others Won’t

Yesterday I published the first half of my interview with International Airlines Group CEO Willie Walsh on his new long-haul, low-cost startup Level. Today, we finish it up with his characteristically blunt take on why Level is going to work while other attempts at long-haul, low-cost won’t.

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