News and notes from around the interweb:
- 63 year old woman with alzheimer’s went missing in Miami for two days after getting off a flight the family blames American Airlines “because it was in the system that she had Alzheimer’s” but I have to wonder about a family sending a woman with alzheimer’s on a flight to Miami all by herself?
- 27 passengers flee plane after pregnant woman allegedly fakes labor to force emergency landing in Spain (HT: Jonathan W)
- There’s now a consumer anti-trust case against the American Airlines-JetBlue alliance basically leveraging the DOJ briefs and suing for private profit.
- Necker Island awards are available again, now 1.7 million Virgin miles Last year I stayed on Richard Branson’s neighboring Moskito Island. You can see Necker from Moskito.
Necker Island As Seen From Moskito Island
- Relatedly, American Express Membership Rewards has a 30% transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic through December 29. There are several sweet spots besides just booking Delta business class awards.
- Royal Caribbean takes a page from hotels, cutting back on housekeeping (HT: H.G.)
Do you have to be a virgin to use virgin miles? I lost mine to a 34 year old woman when I was 25. She was a wealthy MBA student who dressed sharp and smelled nice.
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IME you don’t have to be a virgin to stay on Necker Island (although it was a cash paid stay, not funded by miles).
Necker Island’s resident cat somehow found and ate some of my girlfriend’s contraceptive pills – somehow it survived…;)
Now who sends a person with Alzheimer on a flight without assistance? Someone should have been with her from CT to Mia the entire way . I DO NOT mean an American Airlines employee. AA is in the business of flying they are NOT in the business of medical transportation assistance.
It was HER family’s RESPONSIBLITY to accompany her from CT to MIA the entire way to help her get on the plane, to get off the plane to get out of the airport to get to where ever she needed to go NOT AA’s The family should have had someone with her to help her.
These ENTILED children place the blame on AA because they refuse to get off their fat butts and take care off their own family.