Someone shared with me a brief yet touching note from United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz to employees commemorating Mother’s Day today. Dear United family, Our moms are the bedrock of our families. They keep us together, they give us strength and they love us unconditionally. Show More Summary
Given the recent high-profile debacles surrounding airlines such as United, Delta and Spirit, airline CEOs might not be the most popular group of people right now. CNN reports that Alan Joyce, the CEO of Australian airline Qantas, took a pie to the face during a talk at the Hyatt Regency hotel in...
Warren Buffett said Monday that United Airlines bungled the case of the passenger dragged off a plane last month, and he is criticizing the CEO's handling of the incident. Buffett … Click to Continue »
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster speaks on Capitol Hill, where United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz testified on May 2, 2017. O n Tuesday, May 2, America’s airline executives were hauled...Show More Summary
Airline executives, including United CEO Oscar Munoz, were hauled to Capitol Hill yesterday to testify before Congress about all the recent customer service mishaps that have grabbed news headlines around the world. I worked on Capitol...Show More Summary
"Why do you hate the American people?" United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz and executives from Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines faced off with the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday, three weeks after Dr. David Dao, 69, was violently dragged off United Flight 3411 in Chicago. Show More Summary
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologizes for an incident in which a passenger was forcibly removed from a flight as he and other airline executives face tough questions from lawmakers Tuesday. "It was a mistake of epic proportions," he said. (May 2)
Airlines can expect more regulations if they don't make big changes to improve the treatment of passengers and overall flying experience, said Rep. Michael E. Capuano (D-Mass.) during a congressional hearing on Tuesday. “We are kind of sick of it as the consuming Americans, but we got to fly, you got us. Show More Summary
U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday threatened United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz and other airline executives with legislation to force improvements as they took carriers to task after a passenger was dragged off an overbooked flight last month. Legislators from both sides of the aisle, many of...
United Airlines knows it can do better. The company called the incident with Dr. David Dao — you remember, the guy who was forcibly removed from an overbooked flight — a "horrible failure" on Tuesday and swore it would never, ever happen again! Related: Delta Pilot Hits Female Passenger During Fight! In a House Transportation Committee hearing, United [...]
WASHINGTON, May 2 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday threatened United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz and other airline executives with legislation to force improvements as they took carriers to task after a passenger was dragged off an overbooked flight last month. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) ? Lawmakers harshly criticized United Airlines on Tuesday, demanding answers from the carrier’s apologetic chief executive after a passenger was dragged off an overbooked flight last month. United CEO Oscar Munoz’s appearance before the U.S. Show More Summary
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz said Tuesday that the incident where a passenger was forcibly dragged off a flight was a "horrible failure" and that the airline has reached a "turning point." "For the last three weeks, I have spent literally every single day thinking about how we got to this point. Show More Summary
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz testified at a hearing Tuesday on customer service concerns following incidents on flights, including one in which a passenger was dragged off a plane for refusing to give up his seat. … Click to Continue »
The testimony is part of a House Transportation Committee hearing to discuss customer service aboard U.S. airlines. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: United Airlines CEO testifies before House transportation committee appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, May 2 (Reuters) - United Airlines Inc executives faced harsh criticism from U.S. lawmakers that demanded answers on Tuesday following the forcible removal of a passenger from an overbooked flight in April, with the carrier's chief executive again apologizing for the incident. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz will testify before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in a hearing about the controversial incident that happened on one of his planes last month.
WASHINGTON, May 2 (Reuters) - United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz will tell the U.S. Congress on Tuesday he is taking responsibility for a series of failures that led to the April 9 forced removal of a passenger from a Chicago airplane that prompted worldwide condemnation. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments