Here’s a warning not to get too drunk before a flight: your symptoms mirror those of coronavirus’. PETA threw Alaska Airlines a bone after the carrier ended a 40-year sponsorship.
Those are some of today’s travel headlines I want to share with you!
Woman Gets the Corona Virus on Vacation
26-year-old Julia Walentin had a few too many drinks during a long layover in Singapore. On top of that, she didn’t eat enough food or get ample sleep.
Naturally, she had a bad hangover.
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Oh, and an infection from a bad tattoo drove her temperature to 104 degrees.
Senator Asks Airlines to Waive All Change and Cancellation Fees
Connecticut senator Richard Blumenthal sent letters to the American, United, and Delta CEOs (and as well as a few others), “urging them to immediately waive change and cancellation fees for all travelers.” Yesterday, Delta waived change fees for all international tickets purchased this month.
Warren Buffet Bought How Many Delta Shares?
Coronavirus doesn’t seem to worry Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet — at least when it comes to airline stocks. He purchased nearly a million shares of Delta. (Disclaimer: I don’t own any airline stocks.)
Former Delta CEO Rides the Rails Out of Amtrak
Richard Anderson, who “had our back” as Delta CEO, is leaving Amtrak.
PETA Loves Alaska Airlines — for Dropping Iditarod Sponsorship
Alaska Airlines announced it’s ending their sponsorship of the legendary Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The airline said they’ll place more “emphasis on creating opportunities for young people in the communities where we fly,” which makes it “a good time to evaluate our sponsorships and make adjustments.”
PETA sent Alaska a box of vegan chocolates — shaped as dogs.
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