News and notes from around the interweb:
- US Customs and Border Patrol accepts donations. (I’d definitely rather tip housekeeping at Marriotts)
- A US Airways flight was delayed because a box of live crabs spilled out in the cargo hold during flight.
- Some Chase cards treating online Serve reloads as cash advances. They’re not wrong…
- The Forward Cabin likes the American Airlines buy-on-board Chicken Cobb sandwich. So do I.
- Scott Mayerowitz covers the fascinating case of Marriott’s big fine over blocking guests use of their own wifi. This was at the Gaylord Opryland, and convention exhibitors there pay hundreds of dollars for wifi so the hotel didn’t want them using their own. The actual FCC order is here.
- The ultimate teenage girl travel accessory (HT: Alan H.)
- Also from Alan, an excellent blow by blow account of the meltdown of Chicago air traffic control and Thailand wants to develop a program for tourists to wear trackable ID tags.