United continental is facing an insurrection among its shareholders — spurred by two activist hedge funds and led by well-regarded former continental airlines ceo gordon bethune. Bethune (born august 29, 1941) is a retired us airline executive he was the ceo of continental airlines from 1994 until his retirement at the end of 2004. United airlines needs gordon bethune gordon bethune did not have any of those luxuries when he took control of the ailing continental airlines in 1994. Gordon m bethune, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of continental airlines, the nation’s fifth largest air carrier, is the longest serving ceo of. Gordon bethune add to list edit overview mr bethune was the president and ceo of continental airlines from november 1994 to 1996. Gordon m bethune is a retired us airline executive he was the ceo of continental airlines from 1994 until his retirement at the end of 2004.
Published in july 2016 issue in january, 1994 i wrote a newspaper op/ ed arguing against former continental airlines (co) chief frank lorenzo’s launch of atx, a low-cost airline intended. The issue is not because the airlines are slow on upgrading their technical systems, former continental airlines ceo gordon bethune said on cnbc's squawk on the street. Gordon bethune, the former chief of continental airlines, said that the current board of united continental has a “country club atmosphere” by cnbc on publish date march 8, 2016. This is an excellent management book about how to rebuild a struggling company gordon bethune takes a methodical look at this successful plan turninga struggling continental airlines into. Transcript: is the airline industry still feeling the pain of 9/11. Gordon bethune, the legendary ceo that turned continental airlines around when it was teetering on the brink of collapse, is one of the most acclaimed and colorful airline executives in us.
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Soon after a passenger was dragged off a united flight back in april, gordon bethune called the passenger, “immature” and he's sticking to it. Transcript: my next guest is no stranger to bankruptcy he's the guy who made continental profitable again after it filed for chapter 11 not once but twice in 10 years.
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A lack of focus, accountability and direction has caused united airlines to lag behind its peers, according to gordon bethune, the former ceo of continental airlines i do kind of resent, i. Gordon m bethune (born august 29, 1941) is a retired us airline executive he was the ceo of continental airlines from 1994 until his retirement at the end of 2004 he currently serves on.
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