United chair told to step down in corruption case

United chairman steps down

The background to this story is well-known: United Airlines ran a flight for the former chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey purely for his convenience, according to media accounts some months ago. “The Chairman’s Flight” allowed David Samson to get back and forth between Newark and South Caroline where he had a house, the accounts said.

Now it seems the chair of United, Jeff Smisek, is relieved of his job along with another employee. The story connects the two incidents only by innuendo. See what you think. Click here.

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