What we’re reading: JetBlue partners with Korean Air, TSA is useless, The Out Hotel opens in NYC


BlueTales: Now Partnering With Korean Air!

JetBlue announced in its blog that it will be partnering with Korean Air.

Effective this week, customers can book tickets for combined travel on JetBlue and Korean Air through New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Connecting travel can be booked by calling Korean Air reservations or a preferred travel agent.

TSA: Fail

Steve Moore, a former FBI Special Agent, wrote in his blog that the TSA is useless.

I have witnessed TSA operate since they became a separate organization in 2002 and seen their reaction to intelligence provided them. I have now watched them operate for a decade, and I have respect for their hard-working employees who are doing a thankless job. But I have come to the conclusion that TSA is one of the worst-run, ineffective and most unnecessarily intrusive agencies in the United States government.

NYC’s ‘The Out’ hotel opens; Louisville plans their own gay hotel

Catering to LGBT guests, The Out Hotel opened its doors in New York City.

Rates start at $150, and the hotel says that if you tweet or share information online about your upcoming trip, they’ll give you a complimentary room upgrade.

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