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CEO of bailed out United Airlines thanks America for 'vital public assistance' and pledges aircraft to deliver medical supplies throughout the world

Posted On: Mar 28, 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

CEO of bailed out United Airlines thanks America for 'vital public assistance' and pledges aircraft to deliver medical supplies throughout the world

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz announced Saturday that the company would be dedicating several cargo charter flights to help deliver critical medical supplies.
Munoz in an email said the company would use its planes to carry supplies around the US and to key international business locations at least 40 times a week.
In his statement, he also expressed his "heartfelt appreciation" for the $60 billion bailout United Airlines and the entire airline industry received.
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In an email thanking the US government for bailing out the US airline industry, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz pledged some of its planes to deliver critical medical supplies and goods during the coronavirus pandemic.
"Right now, aircraft flying the United livery and insignia, flown by our aviation professionals, have been repurposed to deliver vital medical supplies and goods to some of the places that need it most," Munoz announced in an email.
The major US airline CEO also announced that...

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