Former Delta Air Lines chairman and CEO Richard Anderson has been named president and CEO of the US passenger rail line Amtrak. Anderson retired as Delta’s board chairman last October, five months after stepping down as CEO and handing the Atlanta-based airline’s reins to Ed Bastian. He will now take over the leadership of Washington DC-based Amtrak, which perpetually struggles to earn a profit despite significant US government subsidies. About one-third of Amtrak’s ...

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