Articles tagged “doug parker”

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American Airlines CEO Doug Parker Nets $13.4 Million Profit in Stock Sales

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker Nets $13.4 Million Profit in Stock Sales

David Koenig , Associated Press

Despite Doug Parker's sell-off and profit taking, he still owns 1.4 million shares in American Airlines. He therefore still has a little stake in the airline's success.

6 years ago

American Airlines CEO Tom Horton Sends Thank You Note to Employees

American Airlines CEO Tom Horton Sends Thank You Note to Employees

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Tom Horton may be losing reigns of the world's largest airline, but he's walking away with the knowledge that he helped seal an industry-shaking deal and that a plump severance package awaits.

6 years ago

Even an airline CEO sometimes forgets to turn off the phone

Even an airline CEO sometimes forgets to turn off the phone

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It is understandable that Parker forgot to turn off his cellphone. After all, Parker was likely often waiting for American Airlines CEO Tom Horton to return his calls when Parker was pressuring Horton about a then-potential merger. Parker wouldn't have wanted to miss that call.

7 years ago

Incoming American Air CEO isn’t happy about JetBlue’s move on D.C. slots

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Rant or not, the new American Airlines will likely have to give some ground on its DCA slot-pair dominance.

7 years ago

American Airlines new design not a done deal post-merger, says incoming CEO

American Airlines new design not a done deal post-merger, says incoming CEO

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Perhaps Doug Parker will give American Airlines' new livery a touch-up. But, the whole thing will apparently be on the table.

7 years ago

New American Airlines CEO is adamant that Charlotte remain low-cost hub

New American Airlines CEO is adamant that Charlotte remain low-cost hub

Ely Portillo , The Charlotte Observer

It sounds like the new American Airlines plans on staying in Charlotte for awhile.

7 years ago

The best read on new American CEO Doug Parker that you’ll find online

The best read on new American CEO Doug Parker that you’ll find online

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Doug Parker has positioned himself to become the stuff aviation legend, but it’s still yet to be determined if his steadfast vision for airline consolidation serves consumers and the market alike.

7 years ago

Video: US Air CEO says investors will reap the benefits of airline consolidation

Video: US Air CEO says investors will reap the benefits of airline consolidation

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

... while consumers suffer. Despite what Parker says in this video, consolidation looks great from a business perspective and is almost always pricey from the customer’s viewpoint.

7 years ago

The new American Airlines: How Doug Parker beat out Tom Horton for CEO

The new American Airlines: How Doug Parker beat out Tom Horton for CEO

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

We don’t need to know what every stakeholder ate at merger meetings to see how Parker’s gall wrangling the AA unions together helped seal the deal before ever approaching Horton.

7 years ago

Horton: Parker and US Airways had strong feelings about a merger

Horton: Parker and US Airways had strong feelings about a merger

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The two airlines will start their transition planning and assembling integration teams, but the heavy lifting can't begin until the fourth quarter of 2013.

7 years ago

How Doug Parker worked his way from analyst to head of the world’s biggest airline

Andrea Ahles, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The case of Doug Parker, the affable CEO that’s be known to dress up as Psy for Halloween, will be a study for business courses when looking at CEOs that have relentlessly gone after what their businesses needed and succeeded.

7 years ago

Will US Airways finally get a bit of respect after swallowing American Airlines?

Will US Airways finally get a bit of respect after swallowing American Airlines?

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

This is the true story about how a scrappy airline from Tempe, Arizona merged at just the right times to create the world's largest airline without losing its soul.

7 years ago