Airline Chief Gets the Steely Treatment
Appearances aren't everything.
If it looked as though there's a tight relationship between US Airways and the Steelers with last week's unveiling of an Airbus painted in the team's black and gold, that's not the word we hear from folks at US Airways.
Apparently, airline CEO Doug Parker flew in for the announcement in part because he hoped to shake hands with the two heads of Pittsburgh's First Family. Both Dan Rooney and Art Rooney II were invited to the event.
But alas, according to our source, the Steelers instead sent "some marketing guy" -- and universally loathed mascot Steely McBeam.
To make matters worse, US Airways had offered to do a …
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