Executive Communication Delta CEO walks back comments about Mideast competitors The CEO of Emirates said Delta chief exec Richard Anderson’s comments ‘crossed the line’ by linking his airline and others to the 9/11 attacks. By Matt WilsonFeb. 19, 2015 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.