Oscar Munoz PR Week's Communicator of the Year

Old Apr 10, 17, 8:15 pm
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Oscar Munoz PR Week's Communicator of the Year

Announced last month. Apparently, this is not a joke.

Munoz has shown himself to be a smart, dedicated, and excellent leader who understands the value of communications. His ability to connect and share with employees his vision for the airline, and get them to rally behind it, is a key reason PRWeek named him 2017 Communicator of the Year.

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Old Apr 10, 17, 8:21 pm
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Old Apr 10, 17, 8:22 pm
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Congrats to Oscar. He would be my pick among the airline CEOs.
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Yikes. Bad timing.
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Old Apr 10, 17, 9:22 pm
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I wonder if next he decides to give pictures of a bloodied passenger to his employees so that they can show passengers what will happen to them if they disobey airline employees.
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Old Apr 10, 17, 9:32 pm
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Yes he was the police officer who bloodied the guy.
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Old Apr 10, 17, 9:37 pm
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Originally Posted by hoyateach View Post
Announced yesterday. Apparently, this is not a joke.
I see a date of March 9th, not April 9th on there.
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Old Apr 10, 17, 10:01 pm
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Originally Posted by cerealmarketer View Post
I see a date of March 9th, not April 9th on there.
Good catch. Thank you.
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Old Apr 11, 17, 11:34 am
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Not Distroying United

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Announced last month. Apparently, this is not a joke.
There was a recent post saying bad things about UA will not be allowed here. Here, other such places, and social media many have pointed out that UA has done this to itself by apparently using untrained UA GAs.

The airline brought this financial and PR disaster on itself and it is best to own up rather that double down, something the CEO has done with the, "we followed procedure" statement.

Better get a better PR firm and listen to them.
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Old Apr 11, 17, 5:25 pm
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Irony, eh?
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Old Apr 11, 17, 7:23 pm
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Yes especially when he lies about the offer of $1000 when it was $800. Doesn't matter that what he communicates isn't true. Much like that BS apology he offered.
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Old Apr 12, 17, 4:57 am
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His comment about "re accommodating" a passenger was an absolute disgrace. Than he supported the actions, and now that stock has dropped and world reaction has been so bad he is really back peddling on everything. That is disgusting. The does not care about the passenger, only the stock value. I have no respect for this man anymore. Pathetic man.
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Old Apr 12, 17, 6:56 am
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This is very ironic! True colors has been shown...
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Old Apr 12, 17, 7:08 am
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Until the horrific incident this week Munoz was indeed well-regarded by employees and passengers alike for his plainspoken candor, caring attitude, and low-key manner. I get that it's fun to pile on after something bad happens and pretend we saw it all along, but the timeline doesn't support this bluster about how "pathetic" and "disgusting" he is personally.
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Old Apr 12, 17, 7:27 am
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The people who give out this award have conceded in the press that they wouldn't pick Munoz if they were choosing a recipient now.
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