Not sure what qualifies as news on this board. But having good people in key positions in any company is a plus. This guy implemented the "choice seat" program which brought in around 100 million last year at very little cost. Perhaps you should try the HAL board, they're more your speed.
Well, I'm certain THAT story isn't driving the stock price today, but it certainly is interesting. I don't know IT at all, but obviously it's hugely important for an airline. That article suggests LCC has the right guy in the job and, if that's true, it's certainly a big plus for the company.