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Southwest Is Now Suing Skiplagged Over Hidden City Ticketing

Jul 26 2021

Things are getting messy between consumer airfare savings site Skiplagged and Southwest Airlines. After receiving threats from Southwest, Skiplagged filed suit in New York to get a ruling that they were acting legally. Now Southwest has sued Skiplagged, trying to get the case – which claims even companies who do not access their website are bound by its terms and conditions – heard in Texas courts.

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American’s CEO Frustrated With Abusive Customers, “I Don’t Have The Answer”

Jul 26 2021

American Airlines CEO knows that the federal mask mandate – which he lobbied for – is causing most of the problems on airplanes today. American won’t service alcohol in coach until September 13th when the mask mandate expires. But he’s frustrated. He doesn’t know what else to know. So the airline is trying to stop ‘to go’ sales of alcohol in airports and trying to get more abusive customers prosecuted.

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Free Hyatt Mid-Tier Elite Status And Fast Track To Globalist Open To Everyone

Jul 26 2021

It turns out though that anyone can register for free Hyatt status and a fast track, and the broader offer is even better because instead of free 90 days of status, the free Explorist mid-tier status lasts through end of 2021 whether you stay enough with Hyatt to keep status or not.

What’s more, instead of having just 90 days to stay enough to keep status you’ve got until the end of the year so it’s far more generous.

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U.S. Won’t Lift Foreign Travel Restrictions

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Jul 26 2021

The U.S. has kept its land borders with Canada and Mexico closed to non-essential traffic, even as Americans flock to vacation in Mexico in record numbers (American Airlines says they’re looking for any airport they don’t currently fly to with a paved runway) and even as Canada announced its re-opening to Americans and others.

The U.S. has also continued to ban travelers who’ve been in China, Iran, the European Schengen area, U.K. and Ireland, Brazil, South Africa or India in the prior 14 days.

While there has been significant discussion of when the U.S. would lift its restrictions, but it appears that may now be off the table.

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Fight Between Maskless Passengers On Spirit Flight Starts With A Finger Gun

Jul 26 2021

Last week there was another fight on board a Spirit Airlines flight, this time from Atlanta to Newark.

A flight attendant announces, “would you please have a seat and allow her to deplane, once again we’re ” as a fight begins with a woman in the aisle making a gun with her fingers pointed at the head of the passenger in her row near the window. Then the passenger closer to the window punches the woman with the finger gun in the face and hijinks ensue.

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