Chesley Sullenberger is not “Cool”.
Don’t get me wrong, I would crawl uphill, on my hands and knees, on broken glass, in order to shake the man’s hand. Captain Sullenberger is, after all, the heroic pilot of flight 1549 whose amazing landing in the Hudson River, after a bird strike, managed to save the lives of all 150 passengers on board. But, he’s not cool–at least not according to the | Read More »
Flight 1549 passengers testing lawsuit waters. (pause) No, really.
(Via Rachel Lucas, via AoSHQ) Because apparently resetting to zero their karma counter wasn’t exciting enough: US Airways passengers get $5,000 each; is it enough? Many US Airways (LCC) passengers who endured a crash landing in the Hudson River 12 days ago say they appreciate the $5,000 that the airline has offered — but some say it’s not enough. Joe Hart, a salesman from Charlotte | Read More »
Spirit Airlines did *what*?
So, let’s review the bidding. You and your friend are flying to Myrtle Beach to do some golfing. Sounds like fun; have a good time! Oops! Your regular carrier cancels your flight! Well, that’s all right: they get you a flight on another airline. So, you fly off… …and your plane promptly loses both engines because of a flock of what were likely geese*. And, | Read More »