News and Notes from Around the Interweb:
- Peoples Front of Judea: the mechanics at US Airways are represented by the International Association of Machinists, at American by the Transportation Workers Union. They’ve got to battle out whether one gets to represent them all, or whether mechanics will have two separate unions.
Judean People’s FrontTeamsters are now seeking to represent the mechanics. The unions are all fighting each other instead of the Romansmanagement. Haven’t we seen this at US Airways before?
- Do You Qualify for a 50,000 Mile Signup Offer for the United Visa? There have been a bunch of targeted offers, as much as 50,000 miles plus 5,000 more for adding an authorized user. Sometimes if you’re eligible you can get the offer to come up when logged into your United account, but that’s dried up of late. Points on the Dollar posts a link to see if you qualify for a current 50,000 mile targeted signup offer.
- And I can’t even figure out Foursquare… Starwood has just introduced SPG Social which is supposed to be Starwood meets Facebook in a dark alley or something? Actually the good folks manning SPG’s Twitter account explained,
SPG Social was designed for you to share & discuss your SPG travel stories & plans with your Facebook friends & colleagues
- And you thought Global Entry was cool. Garuda Indonesia airlines is expanding its inflight visa processing.