Bringing New Air To New York

David Neeleman is set to pilot his second discount airline

David G. Neeleman was just 19 when he discovered he had a knack for a certain kind of salesmanship. As a young Mormon sent to poor Brazilian villages during a two-year missionary stint, Neeleman excelled at converting the locals to his faith. "It was really the first time I felt like I had some talent," recalls Neeleman, now 39.

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