‘This is insane’: United CEO criticized for pushing racial and gender quotas

United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby has come under fire after a video surfaced of an interview he did touting his company’s diversity initiatives, which limited white employees while emphasizing more women and minorities in its workforce.

Kirby responded to a question about his “diversity targets” at the company, saying, “We have committed that 50% of the classes will be women or people of color.”

“Today, only 19% of our pilots are women or people of color,” Kirby said with a clarification that it was a high number for the airline industry.

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“White males don’t just dominate in the cockpits but also in the C-suite at United Airlines,” Axios interviewer Dan Primack said to Kirby in the resurfaced June 2021 interview.

This is insane.

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