Southwest Airlines CEO: Drop in demand 'has a 9/11 like feel'

6 March, 2020

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly said the decline in demand for air travel "has a 9/11 like feel", stating: "9/11 wasn't an economically driven issue for travel. It was more fear, quite frankly, and I think that that's really what's manifested this time" (CNBC, 05-Mar-2020).