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US Airways lavs are free because drinks aren’t

It is absolutely remarkable how US Airways is able to spin silk out of the scruffiest sow’s ear. The carrier says that since it started selling beverages, its aircraft aisles are clearer and the bathroom is freer (presumably because passengers’ bladders aren’t full of pricey cola). Don’t believe me? Here’s what the carrier told employees in its […]

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Dollar bills! And no, this has nothing to do with sex

A US government programme that could help struggling carriers boost their ancillary revenue hasn’t garnered a whole lot of attention since it was unveiled on 11 July. The reason may have something to do with the fact that the Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI), in announcing that its 25-year-old paper-based […]

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