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Southwest CEO tests positive for COVID-19 after Senate hearing – airline

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By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Southwest Chief Executive Gary Kelly tested positive for COVID-19 after appearing at a U.S. Senate hearing on Wednesday, a spokesperson for the airline confirmed. Kelly appeared at the Senate Commerce hearing with the CEOs of United Airlines and American Airlines as well as a senior Delta Air Lines executive and the head of a flight attendants union. Kelly drew attention at the hearing for questioning the health benefits of masks on airplanes. Delta chief of operations John Laughter and United CEO Scott Kirby have both tested negative, airline official…

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