The quintessential "airline guy," as executive VP of Virgin Atlantic Airways, David set up, and then ran, the company's hugely successful US operation for almost 20 years. He also has had stints at Wardair, Laker Airways, Air Florida (pre-Virgin) and Air Canada (post).
This David's Goliath fighting experiences make him an insightful and fun speaker on start-ups, brand/culture building and taking it to the competition with sling-shot marketing.
David's column Tait on Travel runs every Thursday.
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