Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

"
If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"
Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Danger Tweet

A man and his kids were booted off a Southwest Airlines flight because he tweeted about a rude gate agent. Because somehow, that's a threat?

"Safety of flight" is being abused as mush as "officer safety" is abused. Both are used for covering up rude and abuse treatment by those in a position of temporary authority.

Good move, SWA. What would have been a tweet by a passenger displeased at one gate agent, a tweet that probably would have gone unnoticed, is now a public relations disaster of a story that has made it to television and to the dead tree press.

It could get worse, if the guy cuts a song about it. Ask United about that one.

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