AirTran CEO Joe Leonard blasted legacy carriers that are benefiting under the financial protection of bankruptcy, which he believes is used as part of their business plans. Despite their financial woes, Leonard said, these carriers are not changing their business models or coming up with a workable plan. "They can duck years of credit obligations and live to fly another day," he commented yesterday in a speech to the Aero Club of Washington. "There's no talk of making money. Those ...

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