Sunday, 14 October 2007


Next time take the bus - redux

Did lousy business practices by US Airways and its minion Mesa Airlines pave the way to Carol Anne Gotbaum's death while in the hands of Arizona police? Why Flying Now Can Kill

UPDATE 071020 02:37: US Airways responds (link via Consumerist)

Meanwhile good ol' Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) got together with good ol' Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to insure that the law doesn't infringe the privileges of our betters in the World's Greatest Deliberative Body (spit!):

Together they put language into a defense appropriations bill that would keep legal the practice of some senators of booking several flights on days they return home, keeping the most convenient reservation and dumping the rest without paying cancellation fees -- a practice some airlines say could violate the new law. -- Washington Post

Via: Insty


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