Trade Clashes Would Have 'Muted' Effects on Leisure Travel, Says Airline CEO

March 16, 2018

Growing trade tensions spurred by U.S. President Donald Trump's increasingly confrontational trade policies may affect the airline industry, but the CEO of Hawaii's largest airline said the impact would likely be limited.

"We worry from the standpoint that anything that's bad for the global economy is bad for the airline industry," Peter Ingram, the president and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines told CNBC.

"I would say that from our standpoint, it's a little bit more muted," he added.

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