New American Airlines Seat, Falling Apart

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  1. Hand sanitizer in public dispensers is the foam type which feels too watery and makes hands sticky. I prefer Purell gel with aloe. They make my hands feel sexy AF.

  2. Seems perverse to complain that LA can’t keep its sanitizer dispensers full, and then insult Atlanta for coming up with a way to… keep its sanitizer dispensers full.

  3. The only good hand sanitizer is a LIQUID (not foam, not gel) that sprays on wet and leaves without a trace. The rest can bite me.

  4. 5% at Amazon is a little underwhelming when any dope can get an Amazon store card with automatic 5% rebate on everything. Sure I can transfer to CSR and get 1.5x on my UR points, but that means the marginal rebate is 2.5% on up to $1500 in purchases = $37.50 max?

    And no, I don’t transfer UR points to others and value them at 1.8cpp, I have a huge cache of United miles as it is. I use them to book travel via the portal when I want a non-Hilton brand hotel, or to buy flights for cash at 1.5cpp when the cash price of the flight is low relative to the award price.

  5. “Seating that supports your brand” , from the Collins Aero website. Sums up the aa seat.

  6. @Gary – Is there a story behind your headline “New American Airlines Seat, Falling Apart”? The only link is to collinsaerospace dot com.

    Those new American Airlines ‘Oasis’ domestic first class seats – a stripped down version of the Collins Aerospace MiQ – sure don’t hold up well.

  7. Do the restrooms at these airports not have soap? According to the experts, washing with soap and water is better than the sanitizers. Take a few more steps and actually was your hands!

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