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United's CEO Cheated Death a Month Into the Job

United's CEO Cheated Death a Month Into the Job

Feb 18, 2017 - Two weeks after he found himself running an airline in crisis, and two weeks before he would end up lying unconscious in a hospital bed, Oscar Munoz already had a lot on his mind.

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Grassroots Activists Force Trump Labor Secretary Nominee to Withdraw Consideration

Grassroots Activists Force Trump Labor Secretary Nominee to Withdraw Consideration

Due to intense pressure from grassroots organizations, labor, women’s groups and AFA members, Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder has withdrawn his nomination for Secretary of Labor. 

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Top 5 Reactions to Trump's Big Meeting with Airline Industry Leaders

Top 5 Reactions to Trump's Big Meeting with Airline Industry Leaders

Originally published in The Street on February 10, 2017

After President Trump's meeting Thursday with airline industry leaders, many in the industry seemed pleased.

After all, one concept that unites the industry is that the nation's air traffic control system needs to be modernized. And a conclusion that emerged from Thursday's meeting is that Trump also supports ATC modernization.

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White House Meeting with Airline and Airport Executives

White House Meeting with Airline and Airport Executives

February 10, 2017 — Yesterday's White House Airline/Airport Executive Meeting was concerning as it relates to job security and safety regulations.

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No Calls on Planes

Tell the DOT: No Calls on Planes

(Washington, D.C.) - Tell the Department of Transportation (DOT): No Calls on Planes! In December, the DOT announced a proposed rule that would allow voice calls inflight. The deadline is February 13In December, the DOT announced a proposed rule that would allow voice calls inflight. The deadline is February 13.

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SAS complements its production with a new air operator certificate (AOC) and bases outside Scandinavia

SAS complements its production with a new air operator certificate (AOC) and bases outside Scandinavia

(SAS) - SAS’s strategy is to focus on those customers who travel frequently to, from and within Scandinavia. SAS continuously develops its offering and network to meet this customer group’s needs. The air travel market in Europe is experiencing intense price pressure and rising demand for leisure travel. To secure the company’s long-term competitiveness and to take an active role in the growing leisure market, SAS is now taking a further step to reduce the cost differential to newly established competitors.

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Oscar Munoz Message to Employees on U.S. Travel Restrictions

Oscar Munoz Message to Employees on U.S. Travel Restrictions

January 30, 2017

Dear United Family,

Many of you experienced firsthand this weekend – and even more of you saw online and on TV – the demonstrations that occurred at airports across the U.S. in response to President Trump’s executive order restricting the entry of people from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Thankfully the protests were peaceful and did not affect our operation, due in large measure to the professionalism of all of you working the front line this weekend. 

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