September 08, 2015
Statement by Captain Jay Heppner Chairman, United Master Executive Council, ALPA Regarding the Election of Oscar Munoz as Chief Executive Officer of United Continental Holdings, Inc.
“Today’s announcement of the election of Oscar Munoz as Chief Executive Officer of United Continental Holdings, Inc., represents a new beginning and fresh course for United Airlines, its employees and passengers.
“Our pilots welcome the opportunity to work with Mr. Munoz and his team to build, from a new perspective, a culture at United Airlines where management and employees work together for the betterment of our airline.”
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