What we’re reading: Cargo jet clips regional jet, Air India wants pay for delayed 787, UA pilots claim race bias
What we’re reading: Flaming debris falls from Air Canada plane, Southwest pilot aborts Vegas flight, Schumer to airlines: Let parents sit with their kids
What we’re reading: Putting military personnel first, can 777 compete with A350? Bets on social gaming sites
What we’re reading: AA’s initial 777-300ER schedule, A320 seats for the obese, SWA’s history at Hobby
Sunday musings: Tasered by airport secrity for swearing, Southwest is true to itself, faceless airports
Tasered by airport security — enough is enough. Shame on you!
This Sunday we have more thought-provoking stories from the world of travel. TSA and airport security end up tasering a drunk at the airport. Is there any excuse for that kind of action? Southwest stays true to itself, even though pundits thought the Boeing 717 might fit into the Southwest culture. Not! And finally, we find out that we may be replaceable. Avatars begin replacing customer service reps in New York City airports.
Weekend what we’re reading: For cabbies — millions more, airlines with most fees have most profit, free inflight WiFi?
This weekend we take a look at the windfall taxi drivers with automatic tip buttons on their credit card machines are reaping. We note that airlines with the highest fees have the highest profits, in the U.S. and Europe. Finally, experts take a look at the future of inflight WiFi — will it be free?