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A Heathrow passenger is looking at jail time for biting her flight’s captain. And, sadly, Flybe’s collapse could be the start of an industry trend.
Those are some of the headlines that caught my eye today.

Taxi Cabs Returning to LAX’s Horseshoe

After being relegated to the LAXit rideshare and taxi depot, taxi cabs will be permitted to pick up passengers in LAX’s horseshoe area.

Los Angelos, California, USA - September 24, 2018: Terminal view of Los Angeles Airport named by Tom Bradley.
Exterior of the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Aiport (LAX). (©iStock.com/VitalyEdush)

KTLA reports that “Travelers will be able to hail taxis in two areas: the ground floor of Parking Structure 3 and outside terminals 7 and 8, according to a Los Angeles International Airport press release. The service will only be available to people arriving at terminals 3, 7, 8 and the Tom Bradley International Terminal, the airport said.”

Got that?

Analysts Fear Flybe Might Not Be the Only Airline Going Under

After Flybe went into administration this week, a transportation analyst suggests the airline “will likely be the first of many in 2020.”

Passenger Sentenced to Four Months — for Biting Pilot

A judge sentenced airline passenger Henrietta Mitaire to four months in jail — for allegedly biting her flight’s captain at Heathrow Airport last year.

Coronavirus’ Effect: Before and Now

Satellite images show how many people flocked to certain tourist destinations before coronavirus’ outbreak — and how few are visiting them now.

Free Admission to Over a Thousand US Museums!

Put a pin in Saturday, April 4: it’s Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day! That means more than 1200 museums across the United States offer free admission. AFAR has some recommendations for you.

— Chris

 

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