New Video? American Flight Attendant Hits Mother in Head w/ Stroller While Holding Her Twin Babies

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Update: The mother has contacted the attorney who is representing that United passenger who was dragged off the plane. The attorney also confirmed that the woman was not hit in the head. Full updated details here. As heard in the aftermath video, the flight attendant accused of hitting a mother in the head with a stroller…

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4X in 36 Hours – Comparing JFK-LAX on American, Delta, JetBlue, & United

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Wow, from noon on a Tuesday until midnight the following day, Peter Flax of The Hollywood Reporter flew between JFK and LAX four times, sampling the first and business class offerings on the route from American, Delta, JetBlue, and United. We’ve actually reviewed all of these individually before at Point Me to the Plane, though it’s…

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Obama, Oprah, Tom Hanks, and Springsteen Vacationing Together in French Polynesia, Which Hotel Did They Choose?

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How does sailing on a 450-foot yacht off the coast of Tahiti sound? The Obamas, Oprah, Tom Hanks / Rita Wilson, and Bruce Springsteen and his wife Patti Scialfa are doing just that on a luxury yacht owned by David Geffen. The group are island-hopping near Tahiti and according to Travel + Leisure, the itinerary…

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Marriott & SPG Offering Luxury Safari Tents @ Coachella, Free Drinks/Ferris Wheel for Elite Members

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Coachella, the annual music festival held in the desert outside of Indio, California, is taking place this weekend and next. For the first time ever, Marriott has partnered with Coachella to create safari tents where guests can spend the night on the festival grounds. Eight air conditioned tents were built to embody hotel rooms in Marriott’s lifestyle…

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Disgruntled Marriott Employee Hacks Reservations – Slashes Rates to $12-$59

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A disgruntled former Marriott employee is being called the Robin Hood of Hotels for hacking Marriott’s reservation system and slashing rates on about 3,000 rooms. The incident happened last August when Juan Rodriguez  got into the backend reservation system and updated rates from $159-$499 a night down to $12-$59 a night. Marriott says the hack cost…

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Emirates A380 Wake Turbulence Causes Plane to Plunge & Flip Over 3-5 Times, “Miraculous Recovery”

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A plane flying in the opposite direction underneath an Emirates A380 operating Dubai to Sydney experienced  extreme wake turbulence causing the Bombardier (Canadair) Challenger 604 to flip over “three to five times”, before plunging 10,000 feet towards the Arabian Sea. Miraculously, the pilots were able to recover the jet and perform an emergency landing in…

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