Jeff Smisek

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  1. sfo1
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    So I guess if Jeff still wants to work for the worlds largest airline, he will have to apply at AA.
     
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    With the divestitures, will American still be the largest?
     
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    From NBC news
    US Airways-American merger will create world’s biggest airline
     
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    By volume?
     
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    According to call this afternoon, yes they still should be the largest. Unless somehow all slots went to UA
     
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    He can still run the worlds leading airline even if it isn't the largest...
     
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    Just because he says it is the leading airline, does not make this necessarily true.
     
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    There you get in to marketing wordplay.

    There's a difference between "leading airline" and "largest airline."

    I'm sure any CEO's ego would like to "lead the largest airline," but with UA's sluggish financials, I don't think Smisek really cares at this point.
     
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    Cuts are all but certain once US/AA merge. UA could remain the world's largest airline after USdbaAA cuts capacity.
     

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