Woman Melts Down When American Airlines Kicks Her Two Year Old Off For Not Wearing A Mask

Sep 21 2020

Rachel Starr Davis was fleeing a hurricane in Florida last week, connecting to American Airlines flight 5595 from Charlotte to Manchester, New Hampshire. Before pushback a flight attendant approached her and asked how old her son is.

The two year old boy wouldn’t wear a mask, despite in his mother’s words ‘begging, bribing, pleading’ but he screamed and cried as she “tried to hold him and put the mask on.”

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The American Airlines CEO Took A Southwest Flight Attendant To Dinner To Talk About Race

Sep 21 2020

In late May American Airlines CEO Doug Parker had a personal interaction with a Southwest Airlines flight attendant over race that went viral after he flew the airline and was carrying the book White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism which had been recommended by a board member months earlier, but that he’d put aside distracted by the coronavirus crisis.

He and his wife continue that conversation.

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The 31 Strange Steps Thailand Wants Visitors To Go Through As It Re-Opens

Sep 21 2020

There are many things about Thailand that look strange to outsiders but to locals are simply ‘very Thai’. And while there’s increasing pushback against the monarchy (despite lese majeste laws) and against a military junta that last year had to clarify they wouldn’t actually execute tourists for taking selfies at the Phuket airport there’s still much acceptance of things as they are, without reason or justification.

It may even seem perfectly normal that as Thailand looks at how they can re-open to tourism amidst the global pandemic that putting potential visitors through a 31 step process that involves prepaying a 90 day hotel stay can seem perfectly normal.

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How To Get The 100,000 Point Southwest Airlines Business Card Bonus (And Easily Meet Required Spend)

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Sep 21 2020

Chase’s 100,000 point offer for the premium Southwest Airlines business card will earn you enough points for a Companion Pass as soon as you’ve spent enough to earn the bonus. There are (4) things to know about applying for this card and (7) things you can easily do to meet the spending requirement for the full bonus.

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New Studies Reporting Covid-19 Transmission On Planes Are Good News!

Sep 20 2020

Documenting just a handful of cases where inflight spread may have occurred is significant as an argument for the safety of flying because there’s never been a virus studied as extensively and intensively in a short period of time as this one. There are millions of people flying throughout the world week after week during the global pandemic, yet we haven’t been able to identify more flights where the virus spread (though there are probably some). This – combined with airline cabin crew having a lower incidence of Covid-19 than the general population, is highly suggestive that inflight spread is very rare.

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16 Things I Love About the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

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Sep 20 2020

For many years this was the single best card for earning valuable rewards points, in a class by itself. Now it’s refreshed with the biggest public offer there’s ever been for the card.

They’ve increased from offering 60,000 to 80,000 points – without changing the $4000 spend requirement within three months. This is the strongest initial bonus offer on any card in my opinion. But the value goes even beyond that.

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