We all know it’s not smart to joke about bombs — especially aboard airplanes or in airports. Add coronavirus jokes to the list, too.
Plus, go inside Delta’s command center last week and see how everything went down.
Those are some of the travel headlines and stories that caught my eye today.
Passenger Makes Joke About Coronavirus, Delays Flight
One schmuck on an American Airlines plane joked about coronavirus. (Hilarious.) The result? An eight-hour delay.
Pilot’s Route Spells “STAY HOME”
A pilot in Austria took the skies and urged everyone to stay home (assuming they have a flight tracker, I guess).
No Baseball Until Memorial Day?
About a month ago, I was planning an Oakland trip to watch my Minnesota Twins play the A’s on opening day next week. Now it seems Major League Baseball won’t start regular season play until maybe Memorial Day.
Disney Closes Stores, Hotels
Disney announced today the temporarily closing their North American retail stores and Florida hotel properties.
Peek Inside the Delta Command Center
Check out this Washington Post feature about what it was like in the Delta command center last week when the coronavirus situation rapidly escalated. Oh and René visited the hub a few years back as well. Here is his review of the OCC!
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