Dear Robert Isom, American Airlines Is Spending Money It Doesn’t Have To

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  1. That could be water and not fuel, I love people who know nothing about how are airplane works. Fuel bleeds could also occur and done so on purpose, although rare.

  2. I really really friggin’ hate the baiting headlines.

    Gary, you’re insinuating that AA is deliberately being wasteful when it is just a simple fuel leak. Happens to machines. Why do you do these things? Such a tabloid this has become. Shame.

  3. I hope that AA plane was landing and not taking off. Kind of a troubling sight for the passengers whatever the reason…..

  4. Marriott International knows they have an even greater obligation to operate responsibly with their expanding global presence. Accordingly, when Marriott maximizes its occupancy by filling and sharing hotel properties with homeless shelter guests, like at the Residence Inn by Marriott Pasadena Arcadia, there is no need to provide any soap or toilet paper to many hotel guests.

    Eliminating guest soap, toilet paper, and guest room light bulbs will significantly increase Marriott’s profitability and allow Marriott International to properly claim they saved the planet by reducing waste and carbon emissions with this exclusive “going green” corporate initiative.

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