This week’s featured link:
Southwest’s Bullshit Lawsuit Over A Site That Made $45 Helping People Book Cheaper Flights – TechDirt
This guy is not happy with Southwest. It’s not that he had a bad flight. Nay. It’s this particular fight against a former website called SWMonkey that has him fired up. I’m no legal expert, but this lawsuit seems, at the very least, aggressive. It’s a long read but certainly an interesting one.
Two for the road:
Delta introduces enhanced requirements for customers traveling with service or support animals effective March 1 – Delta News Hub
Kudos to Delta for stepping up when the DOT kept kicking the can down the road. There is a growing problem of people pretending to require comfort animals so they can travel with pets for free, and so Delta is requiring more documentation. This isn’t unreasonable documentation by any stretch, and those people who truly need these animals shouldn’t have trouble rounding this up. Only those who are trying to game the system will end up giving up.
Why the 747 Is Such a Badass Plane – Popular Mechanics
That’s right. Another 747 article. I mean, what will be left to write when the airplane actually disappears from the skies in the next decade? It seems like everything has already been said.