It will be something of a homecoming for C. David Cush, when he
takes the reins next month as CEO of Virgin America. The former
Senior Vice President of Global Sales for American Airlines will be
reunited with former AMR CEO Don Carty.
Twin Cities airplane aficionados appreciated the stopover of an
Airbus A380 Tuesday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International
Airport... but it's doubtful whether executives at Northwest
Airlines were swayed by the gesture.
Sales Force Pitches Airline To Corporate Travelers
They've put the plan in motion... now, they have to sell it.
Low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines has dispatched a
newly-bulked-up sales force throughout the country, in an attempt
to woo the business travelers the airline recently revamped its
very corporate culture to attract.
Though officially disavowed by executives at both airlines,
investment company Pardus Capital Management hasn't given up on
swaying other hedge funds to support a merger between Delta Air
Lines and United Airlines.