Jetblue Removed Family From Plane Because of Fussy Toddler

March 08, 2012 by Victor


A family vacation ends sadly when a Rhode Island family is kicked off their return flight home



Jetblue A320

When the two-year-old Natalie threw a tantrum as her family boarded a recent JetBlue flight, her parents did their best to calm her down.

"Just some consideration, a little bit of humanity in the situation was really all I was looking for. Apparently, that doesn't exist," said Dr. Colette Vieau, Natalie's mother.  >>More..

 

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American Airlines Making Life Worse For Most Loyal Customers By Killing Useful Mile-Tracking Browser Plugin

March 07, 2012 by Southerland


It's still really amazing how often we hear about companies making their own customers' lives worse off in an obsessive need for excess control.



The latest such example comes via Rob Hyndman, who points us to the news that American Airlines has forced Award Wallet to stop providing a useful tool for American fliers trying to keep track of their frequent flyer mileage. American had cut off a bunch of web-based services in the past that would log into American's site for you and provide a different view and other useful tools. In that case, the airline argued -- perhaps reasonably -- that it was concerned about security of a third party logging into the site and having access to your account/password. There are ways that American could deal with those security concerns, but at least that argument made some sense. In response, however, Award Wallet built a browser plugin that never involved data going to any third party. Basically everything stayed local. All it did was give users a better way to view the information (and was apparently especially handy for families).
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Passenger Painting Her Nails on Southwest Flight gets Detained By Cops

March 7, 2012 by Sohpie


A passenger on a Southwest flight was detained after defending herself from a flight attendants' abusive manners brought forward by her painting her nails and causing a smell



Jeanie Daniels of Burbank was on her way from Los Angeles to Houston February 26 to see her boyfriend, Jimmy Hauser, according to CBS2. She was on a Southwest Airlines flight, and used her time aboard to pretty herself up and paint her nails. So how did Daniels end up spending 10 hours in police custody?
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Tulisa's airport sex toy embarrassment

March 7, 2012 by Gossiper


Tulisa Contostavlos was left embarrassed after a sex toy started vibrating in her bag at Miami airport.
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Passengers arrive to Barbados, bags return to London - have a great vacation!

March 7, 2012 by Sophie


Virgin Atlantic unable to open cargo door in Barbados, decides to fly passengers bags back to London
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The London National Gallery

March 06, 2012 by Victor


An hour-long guided tour of the London National Gallery doesn't cost...
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