News and notes from around the interweb:
- Apparently friends or family of a government employee or contractor (they don’t actually verify your friendship) will be able to renew passports online early. I cannot directly vouch for the Google form.
- HMSHost workers may go on strike, affecting LAX American Airlines Admirals Clubs
- Chase cards reimbursing Global Entry or PreCheck application fees now give the option of Nexus, too. They needed to get this set up for the new Aeroplan credit card they’re now issuing so might as well roll this out to other products, especially since it’s a less expensive alternative.
- Court awards Air Canada employee working from home workers comp payments after falling down the stairs in her own house. She was on break and going to the kitchen for food and says the injury happened “while leaving work.” (HT: Paddle Your Own Kanoo)
- Up to 65% bonus buying miles from EVA Air Infinity MileageLands
- Dennis Rodman is confronted by airport cops after ignoring four requests to pull up his face mask while flying JetBlue business class Los Angeles – Fort Lauderdale.