Two 9/11 Hijackers Almost Missed Their Flight. This Agent Deals With The Guilt Of Helping Them On

Sep 11 2021

American Airlines Flight 77 from Washington Dulles to Los Angeles was one of four flights hijacked on September 11, 2001. The Boeing 757 was crashed into the Pentagon, killing 59 passengers and crew and 125 in the building as well.

About half an hour into the flight five hijackers stormed the cockpit, sent passengers and crew to the rear of the aircraft, and took control of the aircraft. Impact was at 9:37 a.m. Eastern time. But two of the hijackers almost didn’t make the flight,.

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Marriott Wants You To Pay For Rooms, Even If You Don’t Reserve Them

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Sep 11 2021

Marriott CEO Tony Capuano lays out a plan to make sure that hotels get their share of taxpayer loot the way airlines did in the next crisis. He is working with the heads of other hotel chains to make future requests for cash about the employees. He also explains how they’ll become more transparent with customers as they work to keep pandemic cuts in place into the future.

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Remembering 9/11 Twenty Years Later

Sep 11 2021

On 9/11 I was sitting in my office. I was fortunate not to be on the road, although several work colleagues were and it was a challenge to help them get home when planes were grounded.

The first news I heard came in the form of an email. It wasn’t on the newswires yet but I received an email from an industry list I was a part of. I still remember the subject line, “Terrorists are bombing us with airplanes.” I thought it was a joke.

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Alitalia Will Keep Flying After October 14, After All

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Sep 10 2021

There have been plenty of stories about the end of the Alitalia brand over the past few weeks. But not so fast! Replacement Italian state airline ITA is going to be allowed to buy the Alitalia brand before it launches next month. They still won’t, however, be able to acquire the frequent flyer program so loyalty program members get the short end of the stick.

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Two No Annual Fee Chase Cards Have 75,000 Point Offers

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Sep 10 2021

Both of Chase’s no annual fee small business cards, Ink Business Unlimited® Credit Card and Ink Business Cash® Credit Card, have increased their initial bonus offers by 50% and are now offering biggest-ever bonuses.

I have been sitting here wracking my brain trying to think of a time there has ever been a bigger initial card bonus offer on a no annual fee card and I am pretty certain there never has been, ever.

I think I’m most excited to see Chase continuing to be aggressive with new cardmember acquisition – and not just with their personal cards, but with small business cards too.

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How To Spot Hidden Cameras In Your Hotel Room Or Airbnb

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Sep 10 2021

No one is going to intentionally stick a camera in a hotel room to catch me in the shower, but the video camera might be there anyway, and it’s really creepy.

Cameras are often concealed inside of devices you’d expect to find in a room like a clock radio, a smoke detector, or inside an air conditioning vent. A viral TikTok video shows how to find any hidden cameras in your hotel room or Airbnb.

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Alaska Senator Can’t Vote On Legislation Because She’s Been Banned From Flying Over Masks

Sep 10 2021

In April, anti-mask Alaska state senator Lora Reinbold – who had been fined for reusing to properly wear a mask in the state capitol – was banned from Alaska Airlines after she refused to keep her mask above her nose and employees claimed to feel threated by her in the altercation that ensued.

Now, with Alaska Airlines her only option for getting to and from her state’s capitol, she’s asked to be excused from voting through the end of the legislative session. Over the summer she’s flown Delta between Anchorage and Juneau – via Seattle! – but that service is only seasonal.

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