United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is stepping down
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, who worked to restore the Chicago-based airline’s image during a rocky period that included a 2017 incident in which a passenger was dragged off a flight, is stepping down. He will be replaced by Scott Kirby, the second-in-command he recruited from rival American Airlines three years ago.
Kirby, now serving as the airline’s president, will take over for Munoz on May 20, following the company’s annual meeting.
“With United in a stronger position than ever, now is the right time to begin the process of...