Ben Baldanza: Airlines and the New Normal

In this episode, Ben Baldanza, the former CEO of Spirit Airlines, talks about the state of the airline industry; what it will take for airlines to survive the COVID-19 downturn and what managing for the future of air travel might look like. In their discussion, Ben and Eric talk about the biggest decisions that airlines are facing, and what we might see as the new normal for passengers.

ABOUT BEN BALDANZA: Ben Baldanza is the former CEO of Spirit Airlines, where he transformed the company into the highest margin airline in North America and created a new model for air travel in the US. Today, Ben serves on several public and private company boards, is an Adjunct Professor of Economics at George Mason University, and co-hosts the popular weekly podcast Airlines Confidential.