News and notes from around the interweb:
- Snakes in an airport: Bangkok airport apologizes for snake found on luggage cart
- Singapore Airlines expected to announce service Singapore – Canberra (Australia) – Wellington (New Zealand) and return with an Airbus A330. These would be the only international flights in and out of the Australian capital (which is located ~ 145 miles Southwest of Sydney).
- Chase settled a class action over accessing credit reports of borrowers and accountholders when they shouldn’t have. If you’d opened and closed Chase bank accounts, you may be eligible.
- Airfare cancellation loophole when you buy your tickets in Colombia
- Housekeeping workers who say they don’t really change the sheets
- Delta passed United in revenue passenger miles flown in 2015. Delta became the largest airline when it merged with Northwest. Then United and Continental merged, leapfrogging them. American and US Airways combined to become the world’s largest airline, but Delta’s growth now places them in the number two spot under this measure.
- Panasonic’s new business class seat (still a couple of years off) that is controlled via smart phone and learns your preferences in inflight entertainment and meal orders.