• United Ex-CEO Smisek Got $36.8 Million After His...
    Crain's Chicago Business - May 2
    Jeff Smisek walked away with $36.8 million in severance and benefits from United Airlines after he was ousted as chief executive officer last year. Smisek, 61, received about $6.6 million in cash plus equity awards valued... Read »
    1 year ago
  • United Continental Unravels Image From Former CEO...
    WSJ - Sep 11
    Jeff Smisek, the ousted United Continental Holdings Inc. boss, was one of the airline industry’s most publicly recognized executives, largely because his visage appeared thousands of times daily introducing the safety... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Gordon Bethune: Munoz Real Strong Executive
    CNBC - Sep 9
    Former Continental Airlines CEO Gordon Bethune discusses Jeff Smisek's leadership, decision to step down as CEO of United Continental and replacement, Oscar Munoz. Read »
    2 years ago
  • United CEO Jeff Smisek Steps Down Amid Federal...
    Fox News - Sep 9
    The chairman and CEO of United Airlines is stepping down in connection with an investigation into the airline's dealings with the former chairman of the agency that operates New York-area airports. United Continental... Read »
    2 years ago
  • United Airlines CEO: Checked Bag Fees Are Here To Stay
    Business Insider - Jul 31
    Still hoping for the day airlines let all customers check bags and make reservation changes for free? Forget it, said United Continental Holdings Inc's Chief Executive Jeff Smisek at a industry lunch on Thursday,... Read »
    2 years ago
  • United Airlines’ CEO: Disloyal To Loyal Workers
    HuffPo - Feb 17
    The following letter was recently sent to Jeff Smisek, CEO of United Airlines. It describes a spreading practice where highly profitable airlines (with the notable exception of Southwest) put their loyal employees jobs up... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Air Travel A Bargain, Despite Fees: United CEO
    CNBC - Nov 18
    Jeff Smisek, chief executive of United Continental, addresses pricing concerns among travelers amid increasing ticket prices and lower fuel costs. Read »
    3 years ago
  • United CEO Says Boeing 787 Is Best Airplane In Sky
    Bloomberg - May 21
    Jeff Smisek, chief executive officer of United Continental Holdings Inc., talks about Boeing Co.'s 787 Dreamliner and United's capital spending. Read »
    4 years ago
  • United Airlines CEO Pay Drops 41%
    USA Today - Apr 16
    The CEO of United Airlines saw his total 2012 compensation shrink 41% last year after stumbles in the airline's merger with Continental. Read »
    4 years ago
  • Obama Meets With CEOs Today To Talk Immigration
    USA Today - Feb 5
    It's an immigration day for President Obama. The president meets separately Tuesday with labor and business leaders to push his immigration plan, one that includes a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants already... Read »
    4 years ago
  • United CEO Won’t Buy A Refinery
    Fortune - Jun 27
    United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek says he wouldn't buy an oil refinery and talks about why he believes consolidation is good for business. Read »
    5 years ago
  • What United’s CEO Doesn’t Get
    Business Insider - Nov 11
    Just because something is cheap, doesn't mean it has to suck. That's something the airline industry doesn't seem to get. Read »
    6 years ago
  • United Continental Paid CEO Smisek $4.4M
    KVAL.com - Apr 25
    Jeff Smisek is running a bigger airline, and now he's getting a bigger paycheck. Read »
    6 years ago
  • United Loves Business Travelers
    Fortune - Apr 23
    United CEO Jeff Smisek talks with Fortune about the airline economy recovering and the cost's of fuel. Read »
    6 years ago
  • United Airlines Innovation
    Fortune - Apr 23
    United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek talks with Fortune about the Innovation in the airline industry.  Optional buddy Tickets with "fair lock". Read »
    6 years ago