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United’s Brand Perception Falls to Historic Lows After Dragging, Already on Way Back Up

In the immediate aftermath of David Dao being dragged from United flight 3411 on April 9th, United’s brand perception fell to historic lows according to YouGov BrandIndex and reported by The Chicago Business Journal.  The company tracks brand perceptions by conducting daily interviews with a panel of about 5K individuals. After the video went viral,…

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Trump Supporter Escorted off United After Not Scoring Upgrade & Refusing to Allow Anyone to Sit next to Him, “Lock Him up” Chants

A man aboard United flight 87 from Shanghai (PVG) to Newark (EWR) was escorted off the plane when he restricted other passengers from sitting next to him after apparently failing to score an upgrade. The man was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat which led to passengers chanting “Lock Him Up”. The man called…

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Attorney for Dragged Off United Passenger to Represent Mom from American Incident, Not Hit in Head!

Interesting interview this morning on the Today Show with attorney Tom Demetrio who is already representing Dr. David Dao.  He clarified that the mother involved in the American incident was NOT hit in the head with a stroller. Instead, she was upset that the stroller came very close to hitting her baby as it was…

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

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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One Award, Eight Programs Part 3 – Fighting the New United Award System and a Pleasant LifeMiles Phone Call

This is part 3 of my series comparing the ease of award booking with various Star Alliance frequent flyer programs. In part 1, I covered booking a transpacific premium cabin award, LAX-ICN-BKK, using 1) United MileagePlus, 2) Singapore KrisFlyer, 3) Avianca LifeMiles, and 4) Air Canada Aeroplan. In part 2, I discussed my experiences booking…

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One Award, Eight Programs – Comparing Ease of Award Booking

Hi all, my name is Stephen and I’m a new contributor to the blog. I’ll have a separate post properly introducing myself at a later time, but I wanted to jump right into things with a useful post. With all of the changes and devaluations over the past several years, there’s been an increasing interest…

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