Outgoing Virgin Atlantic CEO Steve Ridgway

Outgoing Virgin Atlantic CEO Steve Ridgway

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Outgoing Virgin Atlantic CEO Steve Ridgway said, “He’ll be taking over at a time when the airline enters a new phase, with the Delta deal to implement, the commencement of short-haul competition for BA on U.K. domestic routes, as well as the arrival of the 787 fleet in 2014.”