United CEO again apologizes for dragging incident in earnings release


United Continental Holdings Inc on Monday released first-quarter earnings that matched analysts' expectations on several key measures, in the wake of last week's public relations meltdown.

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"In the first quarter of 2017, our financial and operational performance gives us a lot of confidence about the foundation we are building," Chief Executive Oscar Munoz said in a statement.

"It is obvious from recent experiences that we need to do a much better job serving our customers. The incident that took place aboard Flight 3411 has been a humbling experience, and I take full responsibility."

(Reporting by Alana Wise; Editing by Richard Chang)