Did United Airlines Bait-and-Switch Flight Attendants Into Taking Early Retirement?

Dec 05 2021

During the pandemic airlines were gifted billions in taxpayer dollars to keep all of their employees on staff, ready to work when travel returned. Only they didn’t do that. They convinced employees to retire early, and they paid employees to stay home rather than staying certified and work ready.

As they tried to get employees to take unpaid leaves and early retirements, the offers sometimes got better and better. One United Airlines employee, who took an ‘early out’ is suing because United made a better offer than the one they accepted, and they want that better offer too.

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Approved For A New Southwest Card, 2 Years Of Companion Pass Here I Come

Dec 05 2021

During the pandemic I took a break from applying for new credit cards. I wasn’t spending as much money (harder to meet minimum spend), I wasn’t sure what my immediate points needs were going to look like (so which to apply for), and banks were initially stricter on approvals (it wasn’t clear who would still have a job).

As a result I found myself under 5/24 and eligible for Chase rewards cards again.

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Couple Kicked Off American Airlines For Refusing To Place Prayer Shawl Under Seat In Front Of Them

Dec 05 2021

A couple flying home from Miami to Newark on American Airlines flight 322 was booted off the evening departure when they refused a flight attendant request to place their prayer shawl underneath the seat in front of them.

According to a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the passengers, their tallit bag was in the overhead bin above their seat. A flight attendant came by, took it out of the bin and asked whose it was. When they raised their hand, the crewmember tossed it at them and said it had to go underneath the seat.

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[MORE DETAILS] American Airlines ‘Roach Coach’ Boeing 777 Has Been Out Of Service Over A Month

Dec 05 2021

On October 29 American Airlines sent an eight year old Boeing 777-300ER to their Tulsa maintenance facility for insect abatement.

A couple of weeks later the plane was out and back in service – but it flew a single Miami to Dallas – Fort Worth segment before returning to Tulsa on November 14. Aircraft N724AN is still on the ground in Tulsa and is scheduled out of service through December 20th.

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