News and notes from around the interweb:
- Flight attendants and a passenger attacked on an American Airlines flight from Miami to Chicago. The plane diverted to Indianapolis to offload the offending passenger — who is facing more serious charges than the passenger who peed on fellow seatmates on a JetBlue flight the other day.
- SAS is dropping their all business class Houston-Stavenger flight in late October, and using the aircraft for a second Newark – Copenhagen flight.
- American’s new 149,000 square foot operations center was built to withstand tornado winds of 165 to 185 miles per hour
- Air India tells 130 flight attendants they’re too fat to fly (HT: Paul H.)
- Someone rented 37 cars in just 2 days in order to earn 185,000 SAS EuroBonus miles. (HT: Jason C.)
- Did the United ‘chairman’s flight’ to Columbia, South Carolina buy a $1.5 billion government infrastructure investment?
- In the legal mess over gates at Dallas Love Field where Southwest, the City of Dallas, and Delta are all suing each other, Delta’s attorney previously represented the City in related matters and wants to depose city officials.
- Did the February 2014 London tube strike actually create net economic benefit (by causing a large enough percentage of commuters to shake off complacency and find a more efficient way to work)?