News notes from around the interweb:
- Florida’s attorney general says you don’t have to pay improperly-disclosed resort fees
- JetBlue founder Dave Neeleman’s new startup airline offers clues where they’ll fly
Embraer 195 in Breeze Airways Livery, Credit: Breeze Airways
- World Cup stands in the way of re-opening Gulf air space to Qatar the UAE and Saudi Arabia think that as Qatar’s hosting of the 2022 World Cup approaches their leverage increases.
- How Boeing will get the 737 MAX flying again
- Be glad you don’t have my inbox: How’s this for a press release I received? “Nudists Weigh in on United’s Increased Bag Fees” Um, ok.
According to the American Association for Nude Recreation, to avoid added baggage stress as you embark upon a vacation, whose purpose is to de-stress and rejuvenate you, plan a Nakation – a vacation to a nudist resort! All you’ll need for the week (sunscreen, cap, sunglasses, shoes and toiletries) can fit in a small carry on. This also saves travelers the cost of purchasing a vacation wardrobe.
Adds the association: If more air travelers take a stand and a Nakation in 2020, it could send a message to those airlines using baggage fees as a way to siphon more money from their passengers.
- The story of Discover card. No annual fee cash back, focused on middle class consumers who revolve balances. I still haven’t had a Discover. I don’t mind limited acceptance, and Discover is taken more places than many realize. Back in the day I used to seek out merchants that would take my Diners Club card…