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Violence and Viral Videos – A Recipe for Bad Behavior?

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Last night we reported the breaking news of the story of another passenger/employee altercation, this time on an American Airlines plane from San Francisco to Dallas.  Violence and viral videos seem to be all the rage this spring. This comes on the heels of other well-publicized incidents in recent weeks.  The dragging of an elderly physician…

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American Airlines Employee Incident on Flight – Video of Passenger Altercation

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Less than two weeks after the infamous United Airlines incident, another viral video is making the social media rounds.  Tonight American Airlines is in the hot seat.  A video has hit social media showing the moments after an American Airlines employee allegedly hits a passenger with a stroller on a flight. The incident took place on Friday afternoon…

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Relive TWA Jet Age at JFK Hotel

The Eero Saarinen airline terminal that marked the TWA jet age at New York’s Idlewild Airport was a true work of beauty. The terminal housed TWA jet operations at what is now JFK International Airport until American Airlines acquired the bankrupt airline in 2001.  By that time, the once-iconic TWA had largely been sold off in…

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When Operations Go Haywire, Should Airlines Ask Passengers to Volunteer to Help?

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If you or someone you remotely care about was scheduled to fly on Delta over the past few days, you have my condolences. I dodged that bullet – barely. I was scheduled to fly into Atlanta on Tuesday afternoon, just as the first wave of operational trouble had kicked up.  Then I was headed to northwest…

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TBT: Airport Deviled Eggs

Airport deviled eggs make a repeat appearance at the Delta Sky Club in Salt Lake City.

The Delta Sky Club brought to mind one of my favorite posts of yesteryear – airport deviled eggs. Why? Because despite Jim’s observation that travel is not healthy, it really should be.  And part of that is eating lots of protein. I get excited these days that domestic airline lounges have improved their food offerings.  One…

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