Gary Kelly appeared on the Senate Commerce listening to with the CEOs of United Airlines and American Airlines.
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – Southwest Airlines chief govt officer Gary Kelly examined constructive for Covid-19 after showing at a US Senate listening to on Wednesday, a spokesman for the airline confirmed to Reuters.
Kelly appeared on the Senate Commerce listening to with the CEOs of United Airlines and American Airlines in addition to a senior Delta Air Lines govt and the pinnacle of a flight attendants union.
The different airways didn’t instantly touch upon whether or not their executives had been examined for Covid-19.
Southwest confirmed Kelly’s constructive check after Reuters discovered of it via different officers.
Kelly didn’t put on a masks for elements of the listening to and questioned the well being advantage of masks on planes.
“I think the case is very strong that masks don’t add much if anything in the air cabin environment – it’s very safe, very high quality compared to any other indoor setting,” Kelly mentioned.
Kelly instructed different airways of the constructive check on Thursday (Dec 16).