Fans of gordon bethune, tucson 885 likes 2 talking about this fans of our hero of continental airlines gordon bethune. 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. Jeff smisek's rise and smisek's ride at united started with a lunch conversation with gordon bethune, then ceo of failing continental airlines. Another organizational turnaround leader, gordon bethune, ceo of continental airlines, the 5th largest airline in the nation, was also born as a baby to a crop duster. Gordon bethune is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of continental airlines, the nation's fifth-largest airline bethune joined the airline. 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. Gordon bethune earned worldwide acclaim at continental airlines for spearheading one of the most dramatic corporate turnarounds in united states history. Former united continental ceo gordon bethune said united's current ceo, oscar munoz, should issue an personal apology.
Gordon bethune will retire as chairman and chief executive of continental airlines at the end of 2004, the airline announced today continental said this morning that. A $385 million loss for the final months of fiscal year 1994 signaled continental might go bankrupt could new ceo gordon bethune turn continental around continental. When gordon bethune joined continental airlines in 1994, the air carrier was emerging from its second bankruptcy bethune, hired away from boeing to lead the. Ahead of the us chamber foundation’saviation summit, freeenterprisecomsat down with gordon bethune to talk about 10 years of leadership, sacrifice, and his work.
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Gordon bethune is the former chairman of continental airlines and a keynote speaker to check availability call 1-800-speaker. Airline legend gordon bethune bows out as united settles its proxy war bethune, credited with reviving continental applauded the reshaped united board. 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. Gordon m bethune, chief executive of continental airlines inc, knows how it feels to be down he recalls a day in january, 1995, when continental was so.
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From worst to first has it is a fascinating story about continental airlines written by the ceo gordon bethune himself continental airlines filed. Gordon bethune making a play to return as chairman of united airline led by former continental airlines ceo gordon bethune view from the wing is a. United passenger was 'immature,' former continental ceo gordon bethune former continental ceo gordon bethune said a formal apology is for most airlines. We saved continental because we acted and we we refers to myself and gordon bethune, continental’s you have to do it fast, right away, and all at once. Gordon bethune, right, former ceo of continental airlines, in front of one of the company's planes in 2004, before he left that role. Gordon bethune, the former ceo of continental airlines, appeared on cnbc's squawk on the street on monday to talk about videos of law enforcement officers dragging a.