Posted January 25, 2006 - New York City
Ed Adams

INTERVIEW: TQ3Navigant CEO Ed Adams

TQ3Navigant chairman and CEO Ed Adams yesterday shared with The Beat's Jay Campbell some of his thoughts on the latest industry and company developments. An excerpt of the discussion follows.

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Posted January 19, 2006 - New York City
John Slater

INTERVIEW: Continental On Distribution

Continental Airlines managing director of distribution planning John Slater and senior vice president of sales Dave Hilfman yesterday spoke at length with The Beat's David Jonas about their perspectives on negotiations with global distribution system firms, continental.com and other distribution topics. An excerpt follows.

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Posted January 5, 2006 - New York City
Ninan Chacko

INTERVIEW: Worldspan SVP & CCO Ninan Chacko

Worldspan in mid-December announced the realignment of sales and services functions under Ninan Chacko, who was promoted to the new position of chief commercial officer, effective January 1. Worldspan also said executive vice president Greg O'Hara resigned to join One Equity Partners, though he remains on Worldspan's board of directors. Chacko spoke with The Beat founder and reporter Jay Campbell late last month in an interview excerpted below.

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Posted November 21, 2005 - New York City
David Cush

INTERVIEW: AA VP & General Sales Mgr. David Cush

American Airlines vice president and general sales manager David Cush this afternoon spoke by telephone with The Beat's Jay Campbell about AA's plan to enhance its corporate-travel portal, as well as its goals regarding distribution cost savings. Read More »
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Posted November 16, 2005 - New York City
Trip Davis

INTERVIEW: TRX President & CEO Trip Davis

TRX Inc. president and CEO Trip Davis spoke last week with The Beat's Jay Campbell about his company's recent initial public offering and changes in the travel distribution environment. An excerpt of the discussion follows. Read More »
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Posted November 14, 2005 - Orlando, Fla.
Kevin Healy

INTERVIEW: Kevin Healy, AirTran VP Of Planning

The Beat reporter Jay Campbell spoke with AirTran vice president of planning Kevin Healy earlier this month on a range of issues related to AirTran's recent distribution decisions. An excerpt of the discussion follows. Read More »
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Posted October 19, 2005 - New York City
Marc Rosenberg

INTERVIEW: Air Canada Sales & Distribution VP Marc Rosenberg

Following its reorganization last year and the implementation of an innovative fare structure, Air Canada is commonly cited for bold and creative sales and distribution policies. Vice president of sales and product distirbution Marc Rosenberg last week spoke with The Beat reporter Jay Campbell; an excerpt of the interview follows. Read More »
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Posted October 7, 2005 - New York City
Tim Claydon

INTERVIEW: JetBlue SVP Sales & Marketing Tim Claydon

JetBlue senior vice president of sales and marketing Tim Claydon, formerly an executive with Expedia as well as Virgin Atlantic, spoke with The Beat yesterday at an event hosted by the New Jersey Business Travel Association in Teaneck, NJ. Claydon addressed a range of issues related to air travel distribution with reporter Jay Campbell.

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Posted June 13, 2005 - New York City
Kay Urban

INTERVIEW: Amadeus North America President & CEO Kay Urban

Amadeus North America president and CEO Kay Urban last week shared her thoughts during a telephone interview with The Beat's Jay Campbell about changes in travel distribution. An excerpt of the discussion follows. Read More »
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Posted May 17, 2005 - New York City
John Davis

INTERVIEW: Pegasus Chairman, President & CEO John Davis

Dallas-based hotel distribution company Pegasus Solutions on April 11 announced that its board of directors hired Bear Stearns & Co. to explore strategic alternatives that would enhance shareholder value. Possibilities include 'joint ventures, divestitures, alliances with strategic partners, taking the company private, selling the company to a third party or merging with another company.' Chairman, president and CEO John Davis today addressed this and other issues related to his business in Read More »
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