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The New President Speaks: Not that new president. Scott Kirby talks with AW about how to make United great again

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The New President Speaks: Not that new president. Scott Kirby talks with AW about how to make United great again

December 5th, 2016 at 9:21 AM EST
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Issue Overview

Late one afternoon in late August, two press releases from two airlines announced— moments apart—that Scott Kirby was no longer president of American and had become president of United. The next day, United’s market capitalization increased by $1.3b, almost certainly the airline industry’s largest-ever such surge due to a personnel move. Last week, having just completed his first three months on the job, Kirby spoke with Airline Weekly about what’s next for United.

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