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American Airlines Updates Its Contract Of Carriage Again To Further Limit Passenger Rights – View from the Wing
No, no it doesn’t. A variety of bloggers picked up on American’s contract of carriage changes previously, and there was a big focus on how American said it would only be liable to give you a refund if your flight is canceled/delayed more than 4 hours. The thing is… right below that, American also said how it would provide reacommodation options. Somehow, this got ignored and twisted into the idea that American just has to give you your money back and might strand you. Now, American listened to all the confusion and complaining and linked the two so it was clear that the airline would give reaccommodation options as well as a refund option. Now, apparently some think that’s bad. What on Earth…
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Two for the Road
Weeks before planned take-off, ITA could delay its start, extending Alitalia’s life until March – Aviacionline
If there’s any airline that could screw this up, it’s Alitalia/ITA. If this happens… I just can’t even fathom how this would work. We are just over two weeks away from ITA’s launch. But ITA did say that it has a fleet plan now, so maybe this will all just be rumor.
Bringing Aloha to Afghans: ‘They have nothing and they have been through so much.’ – Mana‘o
Hawaiian published an interview on its blog with two of the crewmembers that flew refugees from Dulles and Philly to military bases around the US.