News and notes from around the interweb:
- Non-Americans Are Revealing The Ways They Can “Spot An American Tourist From A Mile Away”
- United flight attendants union doesn’t want crew offering predeparture beverages, insists it’s not because they’re lazy
- United’s CEO says they’re making a bet on quality and service not price they haven’t yet brought back the product that shows this but somewhere along the line there was a Scott Kirby conversion. Maybe not a total conversion (I remain skeptical that the man as responsible as anyone for destroying legacy American now believes in passenger experience over spreadsheet data), but it’s a remarkably consistent theme at least ever since the airline stole customer money at the start of the pandemic.
- Runaway corgi at the Minneapolis airport.
Runaway corgi at MSP Airport pic.twitter.com/MyXhVFkGJ1
— Chey Cab (@CheyCab) November 18, 2021
- Anti-trust trial date against American Airlines-JetBlue alliance set for September 26, 2022.
- After gifting airlines with $50 billion in taxpayer funds, members of Congress are feigning outrage that carriers didn’t maintain employment levels which is what the money was supposedly for.