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Gary Kelly, Southwest Airlines

CEO 79

» Watch host Lee Cullum’s 2008 interview with Gary Kelly below, and watch her October 2018 interview with him here.


Southwest Airlines carries more passengers than any other airline in the world but CEO Gary Kelly is facing a dismal climate in 2008. This month, host Lee Cullum talks with Kelly about the record 10-million dollar fine, changes at Love Field and the good fortune of hedging against 200-dollar oil.