I keep getting a YouTube ad for a vacation to Hawaii where the airplane company will let you bypass 10 days of quarantine.
This is the most fucked up thing I've seen in a while in terms of business practices.
So not only are they getting people there during a pandemic after the native population have told people they don't want tourists there, they are willfully endangering said native population.
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United passenger David Dao is getting an undisclosed settlement after dragging incident
David Dao is heading home with an unspecified sum in settlement money, accroding to NBC.
On April 10, video of Dao being dragged off an overbooked United flight went viral. Hours later, a second, bloodier video also leaked online.
A string of bad press followed the Dao incident, including a scorpion falling from an overhead bin and stinging a passenger and the death of beloved Simon the Bunny. Read more (4/27/17 3 PM)
Meanwhile, United Airlines flights are noticeably cheaper now, for some reason
According to Scott Keyes, founder of the website Scott's Cheap Flights, United Airlines is offering flights for much less than their usual value.
"Since the incident on United 3411, there's been a noticeable drop in United's fares," Keyes told Travel and Leisure on Wednesday, adding "I'm not privy to United's internal numbers, but whatever drop in bookings they were seeing must have scared them enough to slash prices." Read more (4/27/17)
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United Airlines apologizes for accusing a gay father of groping his child
In a statement provided to a CNN affiliate, United Airlines issued a formal apology to the family of Henry Amador-Batten, a 53-year-old gay father whom United flight attendants accused of fondling his child on the family's flight home to North Carolina.
According to CNN, police officers for the Raleigh-Durham airport interrogated Amador-Batten on his Saturday flight from Newark, New Jersey, after United flight attendants, apparently unaware that the two were family, notified the authorities that they witnessed a man on their flight resting his hands "near the genitals" of a little boy.
Upon questioning, Amador-Batten told airport police that he kept his hand on his son's lap to assuage the child's fears of flying. Read more (5/26/17)
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