News and notes from around the interweb:
- Cross-border bridge with built-in immigration makes it convenient for Southern Californians to fly out of the Tijuana airport (HT: Cranky Flier) Keep Aeromexico in mind for award redemptions… connect to the world via Mexico City, or fly non-stop to Shanghai.
Customers flying from the U.S. side can check in for their flight at CBX. They then pass through the U.S. customs station, displaying their airline ticket, which is uniquely required at this border crossing. From there, they cross the bridge into the Tijuana airport, where they go through Mexican immigration and airport security and then check their luggage before proceeding to the gates.
Outbound CBX customers are allowed to cross the border 24 hours ahead of their flight, leaving time for a visit to Tijuana. But Customs and Border Protection requires arriving passengers to cross into the U.S. within two hours.
- Kimpton hotels will no longer rent goldfish to guests because PETA.
- “In 1985, Southwest’s tag line was “Just Say When” to highlight the frequency of their short-haul trips. In 2017, its tag line should be “Just Say No”” to becoming more like Delta, American, and United.
- With House Transportation Committee Chairman Shuster retiring (he was the Republican representative from Airlines 4 America) and with Blake Farenthold leaving the committee in light of sexual harassment allegations, has the chance to spin air traffic control into a separate non-profit passed?
- Priceline Visa signup bonus is doubling.. to 10,000 points
- Drunk Ryanair passenger screams ‘you devil’ before punching another passenger. I wonder how many stories begin ‘drunk Ryanair passenger’…