Bits ‘n Pieces for June 7, 2013

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. RE JetBlue: Wow. Gary, what do you think of this? I would have thought that, given it’s already F-adequate legroom up front and decent IFE, JetBlue could have easily made their front section more competitive for budget-minded customers by simply blocking off the middle seats as they do in Europe (although without decent legroom in Europe), thus permitting good shoulder room. But what do I know? This seems to be a radical shift in the airline’s orientation and a big investment in that shift

  2. “Learn their fare”: I’m guessing that should be “their fate.” (What’s the FF equivalent of “Freudian slip”? 🙂

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