American Airlines president Scott Kirby has resigned, effective immediately, to take the same position with rival United Airlines. United CEO Oscar Munoz, who had also held the title of president, will relinquish that title to Kirby, who has been closely associated with American chairman and CEO Doug Parker for more than two decades; the two joined America West Airlines in 1995. Kirby was named US Airways president in 2006 following the America West-US Airways merger, reporting directly to ...

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