News and notes from around the interweb:
- After 3 years Mexico is still trying to sell its Presidential jet. Even before the pandemic it was tough to sell a VIP-configured plane because of the expense of converting it to passenger use. And Mexico’s President flies coach as his schtick.
📹 Isabella González pic.twitter.com/aGZIMpwFyk
— REFORMA (@Reforma) July 7, 2020
- Class action lawsuit against United Airlines for sending text messages to help people make their flights it’s one of those things that makes you really sympathetic to tort reform.
- Capital One Starting to Raise Credit Limits in Hunt for Growth
- Earn miles referring people to Qatar Airways Privilege Club, who then fly the airline
- How business travel may shift in the post-pandemic world according to the CEO of IHG hotels.
“Instead of driving to the office five days a week, (their employees) may have to fly in once a month,” he said in an earnings call with analysts yesterday. “Additionally, people are talking about having small offices and less meeting space as well. And so they’re going to have to use hotels as gathering places to do things in the past with them in their offices.”
“I think the death of business travel has been exaggerated by a number of pundits out there,” he added.
- Thailand Launches New Mandatory Tracking App For All Tourists
- 5 Alaska Airlines lounges re-join Priority Pass