United Airlines to market new cobranded credit card on all services from 01-Sep-2018: report

    United Airlines SVP of inflight services John Slater reportedly advised cabin crew will be required to market the carrier’s new cobranded credit card on all services, effective 01-Sep-2018 (skift.com, 11-Jul-2018). United will support its employees with additional training. Mr Slater noted: “Some of our biggest competitors, including American, actively promote their cards through the Inflight division and have a sizable lead on the number of new customers their flight attendants generate by marketing the card on board. We need to answer this challenge just as we would any other competitive threat”.