News and notes from around the interweb:
- There’s a class action brewing against United over last week’s IT glitch. So it shouldn’t surprise that in light of the Department of Justice investigating US airlines for colluding not to expand flights in order to raise prices, that there would now also be a class action law suit to obtain damages for the same thing. The class action focuses on Air Canada and alleges it colluded with major US airlines. The whole thing is an international conspiracy. Next up: involvement from the Bildeberg Group, the Trilateral Commission, and the Council on Foreign Relations. (HT: Reid F.)
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- Airport security demands man play his carry on saxophone in order to pass. Then demands he stop.
- Strange award pricing (discounts!) at United.com
- American hired 1900 reservations agents. Planning ahead in advance of moving US Airways over to the American reservation system. They’re well aware of the hours-long hold times after United and Continental made a mess of their reservations system cutover.
- TSA documents reveal the signs their
poorly trained racial profilersBehavior Detection Officers use to determine you’re a terrorist. Here they are, explained: