Poor Alcohol Metabolization Leads to Groping of Female Passenger on Alaska Airlines

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You may remember back in May when a female passenger on AS flight 621 from Las Vegas (LAS) to Portland (PDX) was arrested for apparently groping another female passenger. Miss McKinney did so with the intent to humiliate and harass the victim,’ said Assistant US Attorney Ravi Sinha at US District Court in Portland. ‘(She)…

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Negotiated Chase Ink Business Approval Despite 5/24 Rule…on top of Reserve!

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Just prior to the end of the 100K in-branch offer for the Chase Sapphire Reserve earlier this month, I applied and was approved thanks to a pre-approval on my account (despite being rejected for 5/24 in December). See: Approved In-Branch Today: Sapphire Reserve 100K despite 5/24 & No Pre-Approval At 6/24, I got very lucky, especially based…

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American Caves & Offers New Uniforms, Flight Attendants Say It’s Not Enough

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Late on Tuesday, American announced that they had agreed to a deal with Aramark to provide an “off-the-shelf” uniform option for flight attendants and others who say the new uniforms previously rolled out by Twin Hill in September cause headaches, hives, rashes, and respiratory issues. The Chicago Business Journal reported on letter sent out by AA…

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Largest Terminal Move in Aviation History Impacting 21 Airlines Scheduled for May 12-17 w/ Delta’s LAX Relocation

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Delta Air Lines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) will orchestrate one of the largest terminal moves in the history of commercial aviation when Delta relocates from Terminals 5 and 6 to Terminals 2 and 3 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in May. The move, scheduled to start on May 12, will impact 21…

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American in Advanced Talks to Buy China Southern Stake as per Bloomberg

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According to Bloomberg, American is in advanced discussions to acquire a $200M stake in China Southern via a private placement. American would nominate an observer with no voting rights to the airline’s board.  Delta owns a minority stake in China Eastern after a 2015 acquisition and of course is a fellow Skyteam member with China…

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United Introduces Modern Screening – Debuts Fully Redesigned Security Checkpoint at Newark

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United Airlines today announced a fully redesigned and consolidated security checkpoint experience at Newark (EWR) Terminal C. If you’ve traveled to Europe, you’ll likely recognize these lanes. The redesigned checkpoint, which includes dedicated Premier Access and TSA Precheck security lanes, features 17 automated screening lanes, making EWR Terminal C the first checkpoint in the US to exclusively…

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United Introduces Modern Screening – Debuts Fully Redesigned Security Checkpoint at Newark

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United Airlines today announced a fully redesigned and consolidated security checkpoint experience at Newark (EWR) Terminal C. If you’ve traveled to Europe, you’ll likely recognize these lanes. The redesigned checkpoint, which includes dedicated Premier Access and TSA Precheck security lanes, features 17 automated screening lanes, making EWR Terminal C the first checkpoint in the US to exclusively…

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