United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is to step down from the role next May.
He will become Executive Chairman of the airline’s Board of Directors for a one-year term.
President J. Scott Kirby will take over as CEO.
Kirby was recruited to United Airlines by Munoz in August 2016.
United’s current chairman, Jane Garvey, will retire from the Board after more than a decade with the airline, including serving as chairman since May 2018.