Two of Southwest Airlines’ biggest unions are calling on the carrier’s CEO to step down in the wake of a technology glitch forced the multi-day disruption of thousands of flights last month.
The unions representing Southwest’s pilots and mechanics issued the call on Monday.
Updating airline technology needed
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The Associated Press reports the unions argue management is too focused on Wall Street performance and not on updating the airline’s antiquated reservations technology.
The pilots' union said that its board voted 20-0 in favor of asking for the removal of CEO Gary Kelly and chief operating officer Mike Van de Ven.
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