Delta fighting to stay out of gun debate and is 'not taking sides' by scrapping NRA discounts, says chief executive

Delta fighting to stay out of gun debate and is 'not taking sides' by scrapping NRA discounts, says chief executiveDelta Air Lines' chief executive has said the company is not “taking sides” in the gun control debate, even though its decision to no longer offer discounts for National Rifle Association (NRA) members put it in the centre of it. “Our objective in removing any implied affiliation with the NRA was to remove Delta from this debate,” CEO Ed Bastian told employees in a memo, which was titled “Delta and the school safety debate”. Georgia state lawmakers had not taken kindly to the Atlanta-based company’s decision to sever ties with the NRA.




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