Articles tagged “gary kelly”

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Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly Tests Positive for Covid

The news about Gary Kelly's positive Covid test takes the cake for bad timing considering he had just recently cast doubt on the benefits of wearing masks on airplanes.

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Retiring Southwest CEO Gary Kelly on What He Sees as His Legacy

When Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly took the job in 2004, the airline industry was reeling from the post-9/11 travel slump and rising oil prices. Now, as he gets ready to retire, it's slowly recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic. in between, he remade the airline from scrappy discounter to one of the country's largest airlines.

Retiring Southwest CEO Gary Kelly on What He Sees as His Legacy

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Southwest Airlines Names New CEO as Longtime Chief Gary Kelly Moves to New Role

It's not often that major airlines get a new CEO, and even less common for Southwest Airlines. The carrier will get its sixth leader in half a century next February when Robert Jordan takes the reins from Gary Kelly.

Southwest Airlines Names New CEO as Longtime Chief Gary Kelly Moves to New Role

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Southwest Says Buyout and Paid Leave Packages Boost Survival Chances

Fortunately for CEO Gary Kelly, the packages are being well-received by pilots and the flexibility to return when things pick up is also hitting the right notes.

Southwest Says Buyout and Paid Leave Packages Boost Survival Chances

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Southwest CEO: Cheaper Fuel Won’t Change Our 2019 Game Plan

Given Southwest's track record and strong balance sheet, some analysts wonder why the airline keeps hedging fuel. But the airline is sticking with its strategy.

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Southwest’s Engine Type Considered Among Most Reliable Despite Recent Issues

The pictures from Southwest Flight 1380 are scary. But flying remains incredibly safe. Investigators will undoubtedly figure out what happened, and when they do, flying will be even safer.

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Southwest CEO Doesn’t Expect Business to Be This Good Forever

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly doesn't always make the decisions that Wall Street wants to see, so don't expect him to deviate from his cautious stance.

Southwest CEO Doesn’t Expect Business to Be This Good Forever