Virgin Atlantic Airways has named American Airlines executive Craig Kreeger successor to CEO Steve Ridgway, who is retiring from the airline. Kreeger’s recruitment comes just weeks after Delta Air Lines signed an agreement to acquire a 49% stake in Virgin Atlantic from Singapore Airlines for £220 million ($360 million) and speculation that the U.K. carrier will join the SkyTeam alliance. The new CEO brings a wealth of alliance knowledge and experience to Virgin Atlantic, which ...

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