Video: Interview With United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby at Skift Global Forumđź”’

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United's CEO may have been one of the most bearish airline leaders at the start of the pandemic. Scott Kirby continues to offer blunt assessments but says his airline can lead by example in a recovery.

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Scott Kirby ascended to CEO of United Airlines just months after the pandemic began. He relates what that experience has been like for him with Editor-in-Chief Tom Lowry during Skift Global Forum. He offers candid answers on challenges for years to come, the air quality on airpla

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