Six Reasons JetBlue's CEO Probably Won't Stick Around

David Barger, president and chief executive officer of JetBlue Airways, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's 13th annual Aviation Summit in Washington, on April 3, 2014 Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

When his contract ends in February, Dave Barger, JetBlue Airways’ chief executive, will probably be ready for a vacation. Barger, 56, is considering leaving in the new year, according to a report in Bloomberg News. At least that’s how JetBlue director Ann Rhoades sees it: “I’d be crazy to tell you he isn’t obviously thinking about it,” the veteran human resource executive told my Bloomberg colleague Mary Schlangenstein. JetBlue did not return a call today seeking comment.

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