News and notes from around the interweb:
- “Meeting Richard Branson is tax-deductible at Necker Island” word is he actually spends his British Virgin Islands time a stone’s throw away on Moskito Island.
Branson Estate On Moskito Island
- A rather odd framing from The Atlantic which treats the sale of ‘premium economy’ as a nefarious trick by the airlines as opposed to selling a product that people want, a bit more space at a lower price than business class.
- Do you stack your bins after going through a TSA checkpoint, or just leave them there?
TSA talking about take your bin and put it in the cart. Baby this is your job not mine, once I get my bags I’m leaving. You stack that shit up, my flight boarding.
— KYLESISTER (@AriTheDon) May 28, 2022
- Time is ticking to replace the Pentagon’s 1970s-era Doomsday planes
- Delta Air Lines CEO meets the Pope to be clear, the doctrine of papal infallibility does not extend to choice of airline CEOs.
- I’ve been seeing a lot more service animals on my flights recently despite ostensible limits and rules meant to end ‘cabin as Noah’s Ark’.
— udo schuklenk 🏳️🌈🇨🇦🇦🇺🇩🇪 (@schuklenk) May 29, 2022