Posts tagged "profit"

How to get United Airlines' attention: Dump its stock

United and other airlines today apparently don’t give a good healthy crap about what you and other passengers think about its service. The reaction by a whole lot of Americans, including myself, to the outrageous forcible removal of an airline passenger from his paid seat is to not fly the lousy, sticking airline anymore. That’ll show... Read more »

Are they insane?

Visitors at the Aircraft Interiors Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center try out the new SkyRider seats, which put passengers in a semi-standing position, with as little as 23 inches between rows. (Gina Ferazzi, Los Angeles Times / September 13, 2009) In a never-ending effort to muscle more money out of the traveling public,... Read more »
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