What we’re reading: JetBlue app suggestions, air on planes isn’t safe, passenger detained at LaGuardia


JetBlue Airways calls all customers to help design next tablet app in new ThinkUp campaign

JetBlue is asking its customers to tell them what features the next tablet app should have.

Starting today through Dec. 2, 2012, customers can submit their ideas for what features should be included in the airline’s new tablet app by visiting Facebook.com/JetBlue and clicking on the ThinkUp tab.

Retired BA pilot claims air on passenger jets isn’t safe

A retired British Airways pilot says that air on jets isn’t always safe.

[T]he research of Professor Clement Furlong, an expert in biochemistry and organophosphates at the University of Washington in Seattle, showed that there are more potentially dangerous toxins in jet engine oil than previously thought. These can cause nausea, dizziness and long-term psychological damage.

Passenger detained at LaGuardia for alleged threat on Spirit Airlines flight

A passenger aboard a Spirit Airlines flight was detained after he made a threat to the flight crew.

Spirit Airlines Flight 197 was preparing to depart New York City’s LaGuardia Airport for Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Monday morning when “a customer would not comply with instructions to turn off his cell phone and made a threat to the flight crew,” according to an airline spokesperson.

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