Delta Air Lines (Atlanta) CEO Richard Anderson’s recent comments about Gulf carriers in regard to the 9/11 attacks (Delta later issued an apology on his behalf) has produced push-back and rejection by Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker and now Emirates President and CEO Tim Clark. According to CNN and Richard Quest (with a video interview):
“Emirates rejects the apology issued by Delta Air Lines in response to comments made by its CEO … which intimated a link between the Gulf carriers and the 9/11 attacks,” a spokesman for the airline said Thursday.
“We believe that the statements made this week by Mr. Anderson were deliberately crafted and delivered for specific effect. This brings into question his credibility as a CEO of a US public listed company, as well as the integrity of the submission which his airline has submitted to the US authorities,” it said.”
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