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"The Final Approach? A Fireside Chat with Scott Kirby, CEO of United Airlines." CSIS Commission on Strengthening America's Health Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies, March 02, 2022. Accessed September 20, 2022. https://healthsecurity.csis.org/events/the-final-approach-a-fireside-chat-with-scott-kirby-ceo-of-united-airlines/

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Please join the CSIS Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security on Wednesday, March 2, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET, for a fireside chat with Scott Kirby, CEO of United Airlines. J. Stephen Morrison, CSIS Senior Vice President and Global Health Policy Center Director, will host and moderate a discussion on how U.S. corporate leadership can contribute to health security.

Scott Kirby has been one of the most proactive chief executives on public health during the Covid-19 pandemic. In August 2021, United Airlines announced a vaccine requirement for all employees, the first major aircraft carrier to do so. Within eight weeks, 99.7 percent of United employees were vaccinated. As Covid-19 related restrictions begin to ease, the travel industry will have to confront a new set of challenges, including a tight labor market, an evolving workplace culture, and geopolitical conflict, all while ensuring the health and safety of employees and customers.

This event is made possible by the generous support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.