This week’s featured link:
Experts: Traveler should have drawn scrutiny before flight – Associated Press
There are so many stories about airline passengers gone wrong out there, but this is one that I find more concerning than most. From the accounts I’ve seen, this guy never should have been able to buy a ticket, get through security, and board the airplane. The quote at the end that airline employees may be less likely to confront a passenger for fear of a video being taken is really frustrating, to say the least.
Two for the road:
Southwest Airlines Gets Serious About Hawaii – The Motley Fool
Southwest has been talking about Hawai’i for years, but I guess now it’s finally becoming a priority. Of course, the delivery of the 737 MAX later this year is the catalyst for this since it will allow the airline to serve the islands much more efficiently.
Amazon is starting to experience the headache of having an airline – Quartz
Everyone thinks they can run an airline, but, well, it’s a lot different than a tech company. I look forward to seeing how Amazon handles these kinds of dilemmas.