Delta CEO Helps Worried Mom Make Her Flight

Jun 26, 2013
Originally published on June 26, 2013 11:13 am



And that brings us to today's last word in business - which is: Courtesy Seating.

Jessie Frank was a distraught mom who was going to be late picking up her daughter at camp.


She was on stand-by in Washington, D.C. for an over-booked Delta Flight to New York, when a man offered up his seat. Turns out it was Delta CEO Richard Anderson. His kindness helped the mom and earned some good PR for the company.

GREENE: And we should say, Anderson did make the flight - the CEO rode in the cockpit jump seat.

Well, our flight has now landed. That's the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm David Greene.

MONTAGNE: And I'm Renee Montagne.

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