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British Airways replaces CEO amid industry's 'worst crisis' as coronavirus pandemic continues
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British Airways has appointed a new leader to steer its operations as the coronavirus pandemic continues to decimate commercial aviation at large.
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A spokesperson for parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) confirmed to FOX Business on Monday that British Airways chairman and chief executive Alex Cruz would be immediately replaced by Sean Doyle, who holds the same positions at IAG-owned Aer Lingus. Doyle’s predecessor will remain as the nonexecutive chairman during an unspecified transition period, The Associated Press reports.
Commenting on the change, IAG CEO Luis Gallego thanked Cruz for his years of hard work as CEO and voiced his faith in Doyle’s abilities as the airline industry continues to weather the “worst crisis” it has faced to date.