News and notes from around the interweb:
- Why and how you should Airbnb your home when you travel unquestionably I’m leaving real money on the table by not doing this.
- Grounding of the 737 MAX could generate the largest non-wartime insurance claim in aviation history
- TSA will put up signs warning that a “REAL-ID-compliant” ID will be required to travel starting October 1, 2020. That’s not true, since you can fly without ID.
Whether or not non-compliant drivers licenses will still be accepted at checkpoints depends on whether (1) all states comply prior to this extended extended deadline, and if not (2) whether another extension is granted (as seems likely the month before a Presidential election where travelers harassed en masse by the by the federal government won’t play well).
- Nomadic Matt was stabbed in Bogota.
- American Airlines has re-filed for an an anti-trust immunized joint venture with LATAM after withdrawing to address Chilean regulatory concerns.
- “And [sh]e danced all night to the best song ever..”
Dance like the entire plane is watching. 💃 pic.twitter.com/aL1FBJspSA
— Orlando International Airport (@MCO) April 3, 2019
- Another passenger gets arrested in China for throwing coins at an aircraft engine for luck. (It might be understandable if the plane was a 737 MAX?)