No One Will Be Fired For Dragging Incident: United Airlines
21 April, 2017, 21:50 | Author: Leticia Walters
United Airlines will reportedly not fire any employees over the incident where Dr. David Dao was was dragged off of the plane after refusing to give up his seat to make room for United employees.
United Airlines chief executive Oscar Munoz has visited the Chinese consulate in Chicago and will meet with more officials on a trip to the country after a passenger was forcibly removed from a flight.
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Munoz: The buck stops here. Then he noted that the board of United Continental Holdings Inc. has supported him.
The subject of the conference call - United's first-quarter results - did provide good news for an airline that's been struggling to find a silver lining among all the dark clouds in its friendly skies this past week.
No one will be fired at United Airlines over the dragging of a man off a plane.
Munoz had already vowed not to involve law enforcement in the removal of passengers from a flight unless they present a security risk. It has also said it will now require that crew members taking flights to be booked at least an hour before the flight.
The incident stoked global outrage and talk of boycotts on social media, although some analysts think it will not significantly affect United's financial prospects.
United has been talking with corporate customers and so far has seen no sign it is losing business, according to United President Scott Kirby.
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United Airlines not to fire employees who dragged passenger
Munoz and other executives vowed to treat customers with dignity, and said that what happened to Dao will never happen again. He says the airline will have more to say later this month after it finishes a review of its policies on overbooked flights.