Delta, CEO, Doug Parker discussed on WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson

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American said no and then I said but Delta's going to do it and they said oh we'll dirt to and and the United. Declined to to do it gave him several opportunities and and they declined to comment on on why they weren't gonna do it but the result was interesting interview with with both with Doug Parker of American and at bastion of delta on board airplanes sitting in the seat and and Having them explain to the travelling public why they shrunk coach and both those guys said they're okay with it right Yeah and in both they do fly in in coach seats, they did both pledge not to go any smaller significant and their attitude is if, you want more room by it they spent a lot, of money and work very hard to create by up opportunities extra legroom seats and now on international flights premium economy which is both extra legroom in a in a wider. Seat and and and, better service really sort of more like what business class once upon a time used to be and then of course the business class cabin. In front with have gotten fancier and fancier lie flat, beds and. Now even sort of individual suites in business class so that's. Their strategy travelers, complain that, they made coach basic coach so, unappealing that and they're forcing you to, buy up man their. Attitude is you know if you want a bigger apartment You're gonna pay higher rent we're speaking. With Wall Street Journal, travel columnist Scott McCartney he's written a piece entitled when airline CEO's try the cheap seats and he got a couple of CEO's to sit. In those skimpy little seats and then interviewed of that way but. The eating get them on a flight right like a six. Hour flight with, a person, sitting on either side of them Mike was Kuwait I. Didn't? I didn't wanna do it on a quite because there's just too many distractions When I interviewed people on board airplanes I have a hard time hearing them sometimes it's, more difficult to do an interview when you have a. Bunch of strangers sitting around. With Ning in I I wanted to have a good conversation with these guys It was also the logistics of ood.

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