SAS Group President and CEO Jorgen Lindegaard, who kept the airline aloft through the most challenging period in its history, announced yesterday that he will resign this fall, saying in a statement, "I feel that the time is right for a new CEO to take over." Lindegaard was a newcomer to the airline industry when he succeeded Jan Stenberg as CEO in May 2001, and had he known what was in store he very well might have chosen a different path. His first challenge was the Maersk price-fixing ...

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