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Tuesday Wrap Up

I’m traveling for the next two days and I only have an iPad with me. You don’t care, but my laptop died and I’m trying to see if I can survive with just the iPad. The biggest drawback so far is that writing for the OTR is a bit of a pain. So, I’m bundling everything I would have written into one post. Here goes:

– Trip Report: Sunday night I flew Newark-Amsterdam on United 757 in business class. Got on plane. Fell asleep. Ate nothing, drank nothing, watched no video. Woke up as we were landing. Thanks, flat bed seat.

– Southwest Airlines is apologizing to a woman because a gate agent said she could not board a flight because she had too much cleavage showing. Photo in attached article suggests perhaps she had just the right amount of cleavage showing.

– Frontier is changing how they charge for their in-flight entertainment. Previously they charged $6 for DirecTV and $8 to watch movies. Now, they are combining those into one price. It’s $3.99 for flights under 2 hours, $5.99 for flights 2- 3 1/2 Hours, and $7.99 for flights over 3 1/2 hours.

– You thought your job was an uphill battle? Read an interview with Haiti’s tourism minister.

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  1. Kudos to Frontier for basically keeping prices stable.

    Let me know what you think about only traveling with the iPad. I thought it would be the answer to my problems, but I’m not so thrilled. Should’ve paid the extra to get an ultrabook instead.

    • I love how light the iPad is compared to my now-dead MacBook. I bought the Logitech keyboard attachment and that helps. But in terms of doing any writing beyond emails (ie, blog posts where I have to include links) its tough. I think I’m going to get a MacBook Air for traveling.

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