United Airlines has reversed plans to name CEO Oscar Munoz chair of the company’s board in 2018, following a high-profile incident in which a passenger was violently dragged from one of the airline’s flights.
A recent United Airlines filing officially removes provisions in Mr Munoz’s contract related to his future appointment as chairman of the board. It leaves future decisions about the chairman position up to board members.
The airline faced widespread backlash this month when they called police officers to drag a middle-aged man from his seat on the plane. The passenger, David Dao, had refused to give up his