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News and notes from around the interweb:
- So many people say CEO Doug Parker is out, American Airlines says no. It all comes down to whether American’s board is familiar with Condorcet’s jury theorem, and whether the people saying he should be gone are at least 50% likely to be right…
- Philadelphia airport passengers exposed to measles last week. Wait, isn’t there, like, literally a vaccine for that?
- Nerves of Steel is the new book by the pilot of Southwest Airlines flight 1380, the only fatal incident in the airline’s history and the first in the U.S. in 9 years. The captain describes difficulty keeping control of the aircraft as it lost altitude, and her prayers being picked up by air traffic control.
- An all-female Delta crew flew 120 girls to NASA to get them interested in aviation careers
- What first class looks like on different trains around the world oh, and on Amtrak.
- Southwest is eliminating senior discounts which is much better than what United did when they sold lifetime senior memberships and then ended the program.