Virgin America, forced by the US Dept. of Transportation to replace CEO Fred Reid (ATWOnline, May 21), yesterday announced that American Airlines Senior VP-Global Sales C. David Cush will take over the position on Dec. 10. "David's extensive industry experience, business acumen and creativity are the perfect attributes for leading the company as it continues to grow from a promising startup to a major carrier," VX Chairman Donald Carty said. "Both Fred and I have worked with David during our ...

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