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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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5 Lessons I Learned from Flying Non-Rev

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The recent United Legging-gate episode reminded me of my days as a non-rev pass traveler. An acquaintance who worked for an airline usually had a few extra vouchers every year. As a young professional with a small income and a big curiosity, I gladly accepted the nearly-free passes. And as glad as I was to…

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Meet Me Halfway… The Six Month Status Checkup

How can it be July 4th weekend already?  I feel like I was just ringing in the new year.  If you follow Jetsetter’s Homestead, then you know this has been a whirlwind year for me – I’m at a new firm after an acquisition which means my travel patterns have been altered a bit as I…

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Reciprocal Upgrades – American and US Airways – Part IV

This is the last part of a four-part series on reciprocal upgrades between American Airlines and US Airways. In Part I, we discussed how American’s elite status members can upgrade on US Airways metal. In Part II, we reviewed how US Airways’ elite status members can upgrade on American metal. In Part III, we reviewed…

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