23 Total Quotes

Jake Brace Quotes

Bankruptcy gets you a number of tools you can use to improve your financial situation, ... We don't think there are any more tools we can use.
Jake Brace
#Bankruptcy

Today represents a validation of three years of hard work that at the outset many critics said could not be done.
Jake Brace
#Hard Work

We look forward to confirming the (reorganization) plan next week and exiting bankruptcy next month ready to compete with the strongest carriers.
Jake Brace
#Bankruptcy

Once this agreement is ratified, we will now have resolved pension and retirement issues with all of our employee groups. We're pleased to have reached this agreement.
Jake Brace
#Agreement

The year-over-year improvement in operating profit despite record fuel prices demonstrates United's significantly improved competitiveness. United is well on the way to completing the Chapter 11 reorganization process and emerging as a strong competitor.
Jake Brace
#Improvement

This validates our business plan and demonstrates that despite the fact that the industry environment has gotten tougher, the United business plan can attract even more all-debt exit financing than it could last winter.
Jake Brace
#Business

We took the view early in the case that we were going to take full advantage of every opportunity that bankruptcy gives us to fix our situation, and we have done just that. We also took advantage of all of the opportunities to save costs that aren't necessary, enabled by the bankruptcy process.
Jake Brace
#Opportunity

The work we have done significantly improves United's ability to compete with the best U.S. airlines,
Jake Brace
#Ability

We don't see the industry has reached equilibrium yet.
Jake Brace
#Equilibrium

We're facing some negative sentiment in Washington. We talk to lots of people in Washington. Their message is: More is needed.
Jake Brace
#People

These discussions need to be brought to a quick resolution to achieve our common goal,
Jake Brace
#Resolution

I suspect that the trial has spurred action on both sides,
Jake Brace
#Action

I think this is a much, much different United Airlines than the one that existed in 2002.
Jake Brace
#Airlines

We didn't think it would be $50 every year of the business plan. Clearly, in 2006 it's not going to be $50.
Jake Brace
#Business

Even at these levels, our financial performance fits within the envelope that is out there.
Jake Brace
#Performance

We'll open trading on an exchange and that will determine what the value of the company will be. That's when you'll be able to determine what the true recovery will be.
Jake Brace
#Company

This is very normal for bankruptcies ... (and) has nothing to do with the operation of the business at all, ... The industry still has a number of challenges, fuel costs chief among them, but we're pleased with our results.
Jake Brace
#Business

Being able to reach a global, consensual agreement with the creditor's committee prior to confirmation is the goal in any restructuring and is an enormous accomplishment.
Jake Brace
#Agreement

We think we're setting the standard for performance. If you see what people have done in other bankruptcies, they've obviously looked at our contracts and things like that as a yardstick to measure their own bankruptcy process.
Jake Brace
#People

Ajay has been involved for a number of years in projects to improve our utilization of resources across the company, which made him a natural choice for the corporate real estate position. He will bring his expertise in technology, operations and process improvement to a whole slate of high- profile projects to improve and consolidate our facilities around the world.
Jake Brace
#Company

Our approach is clearly working, as the numbers show. We have substantially improved our financial performance despite dramatic increases in fuel costs over the last 12 months. And United has one of the best operating records in the industry -- in on-time departures, baggage handling, fewest customer complaints and other areas helping us to outpace the industry in unit revenue.
Jake Brace
#Performance

We're not going to ignore the low-value customer, but we're going to try and generate a revenue premium from the high-value customer. And the early signs of that are very promising.
Jake Brace
#Value

We are judiciously taking money and investing it in the high-value customer, and at the same time we are not spending any more than we have to on the low-value customer.
Jake Brace
#Money