Daily Memo: United CEO Kirby’s Moves To Industry Leadership

Scott Kirby has been United's President since 2016 and CEO since 2020.
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There were times when United Airlines was not exactly known for being ahead of the curve. The Chicago-based airline was, by many measures, old school and did not have a good reputation among the flying public because of poor customer service. And it was operating a not-very-creative hub-and-spoke...
Jens Flottau

Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Jens is executive editor and leads Aviation Week Network’s global team of journalists covering commercial aviation.

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