American Airlines CEO: President Trump urged to ensure all carriers 'are playing by the rules'

23 July, 2019

American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker issued (18-Jul-2019) a statement regarding a meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss "Qatar's continued violation of its 2018 agreement with the United States". Mr Parker stated President Trump was asked to "do everything he can to stand up for American workers and ensure that all airlines are playing by the rules", adding airlines "shouldn't be forced to compete against governments that don't play by the rules". He noted American Airlines looks forward to "working with his administration to hold Qatar accountable and protect US jobs". [more - original PR]