Virgin Atlantic names Craig Kreeger as CEO

The American Airlines executive will take over from Steve Ridgway

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American Airlines’ senior vice-president of customer business, Craig Kreeger, will be Virgin Atlantic’s new chief executive officer from February 1, in place of Steve Ridgway, who will retire after 11 years. Kreeger has his work cut out: he will try to make the new Virgin-Delta tie-up a success.