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Sasha Johnson

Sasha Johnson is vice president of corporate safety at United. In this role, she manages all aspects of worldwide aviation safety, ground safety, quality assurance, medical, workers compensation, managed care, business continuity, family assistance and emergency operations. She reports to United’s chief operations officer, Jon Roitman.

Sasha previously served as United’s managing director of international regulatory and policy for five years. Before joining United in 2015, she worked at the Federal Aviation Administration and with the Department of Transportation in various roles, including chief of staff at the FAA, and assistant to the secretary and director of public affairs and the press secretary at the DOT. In these roles, Sasha developed a comprehensive understanding of the issues critical to aviation safety, honed by her work in crisis management with the FAA administrator and the DOT secretary.

Prior to that, she spent more than a decade in broadcast journalism at CNN, including covering campaigns and elections as a senior producer. Sasha holds a Bachelor of Science from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.