News and notes from around the interweb:
- American Airlines Snack Basket and Food for Purchase changes.
AA: snack changes pic.twitter.com/mKtePjs40A
— 🇺🇦 JonNYC 🇺🇦 (@xJonNYC) August 10, 2022
- The original Motel 6, now $400+ per night
- O’Hare Airport’s Beagles Are The Best In The Biz At Sniffing Out Illegal Food and they get paid in cookies
This lady just whispered “Spirit” when the shuttle driver asked her which airline she and her man are flying. Baby I know you shamed but say it with your chest 😭😂. You getting to your destination by any means necessary and I respect that. 😭😂
— Young Terrance Cadbury (@TerryDugas) August 3, 2022
- Qantas adding 30 minutes to domestic-to-international minimum connection times at Sydney and Melbourne and says it will pay hotel costs for any forced overnights that result from required schedule changes in existing reservations.
- Scottish hotel institutes service charge and passes money onto employees, who are crying foul because they liked tipping better. (HT: @crucker)
It said that bar and restaurant staff have found that they are between £200 and £300 pounds a month worse off since the hotel management introduced a 10% service charge in January.
Unite is now calling for a new “Tips Committee” made up of bar and restaurant staff to oversee the “democratic and proportionate” distribution of service charges and card tips.
- Under Taliban rule, Ariana Afghan Airlines bans women from serving as flight attendants.
- Will travel be less adventurous, even in the medium-term? It will take awhile before people re-adjust their priors to return to South Asia in large numbers, let alone farther afield or more ‘exotic’ destinations.