Industry Update
Press Release 6 May 2020

GBTA Industry Forum Series: Interview with Robert Isom, President, American Airlines

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In the next episode of our GBTA Industry Forum Series, Scott Solombrino, CEO, GBTA talks to Robert Isom, President of American Airlines about the impact COVID-19 has had on the airline sector, his views on how the crisis will change the future of the aviation business and the plans at American Airlines to shape the recovery. An interesting and thought-provoking interview discussing the monumental changes needed from an airline prospective, to ensure the safety of business travelers so that businesses and face to face meetings can resume as soon as possible. 

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