WASHINGTON, April 28 The chief executive of
United Airlines Inc will testify before a House panel on
Tuesday in the aftermath of the forced removal of a passenger
from a Chicago flight on April 9 that drew international
The House Transportation Committee will hear from United
chief executive Oscar Munoz, along with the airline's president,
Scott Kirby, as well as officials from American Airlines Inc
, Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines.
The hearing is aimed at determining "what can be done to
improve the flying experience for American travelers," the
committee said. A U.S. Senate panel plans a similar hearing on
Thursday, but has not disclosed witnesses.
(Reporting by David Shepardson)