Cranky on the Web (August 24 – 28)

United Aggressively Responds to “United Breaks Guitars Part 2″BNET
Part 2 of Dave Carroll’s musical crusade against United is out, but this time, United responded well.

NBTA Day One Wrap-upBNET
It was a busy first day at the National Business Travel Association (NBTA) annual conference, so here’s a wrap of what happened.

Frommers.com Podcast: A Conversation with the Cranky FlierFrommers.com Podcast
David Lytle invited me back for another podcast to talk about fees, decreasing demand, and finding a deal. This was a fun one.

NBTA Day Two: Bag Fees, Business Opportunity Grants, and BiofuelsBNET
Day two was even busier than the first, so I just picked out a few of the highlights here including some fun-filled goings on with BA, Boeing, and the airline CEO panel.

NBTA Day Three: Virgins, Travel Trends, and President ClintonBNET
The final day saw things wind down, but most people stuck around to see President Clinton talk about the importance of travel.

NBTA’s Airline CEO Panel on Travel Outlook and Bag FeesBNET
As always, the NBTA Airline CEO panel was the most anticipated event for me. This year Southwest and Continental CEOs got together to talk shop.


3 Responses to Cranky on the Web (August 24 – 28)

  1. robert says:

    Broken link for ‘United Aggressively Responds to “United Breaks Guitars Part 2?’

  2. CF says:

    robert wrote:

    Broken link for ‘United Aggressively Responds to “United Breaks Guitars Part 2?’

    The link works just fine, but let me guess . . . you’re using a mobile device? BNET links don’t work on mobile devices – it’s absolutely frustrating, I know.

  3. CF wrote:

    robert wrote:
    The link works just fine, but let me guess . . . you’re using a mobile device? BNET links don’t work on mobile devices – it’s absolutely frustrating, I know.

    Yup, I find this completely annoying. Especially since my mobile device could handle their site just fine..

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