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jetBlue Passenger Wearing a Burger King Crown Starts a Fight Onboard a Plane. Did Delta Shade Southwest on Twitter?

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As if 2020 hasn’t given the world enough “WTH?!” stories, another emerged Friday: a Burger King crown-wearing schmuck threw an angry, racist fit on a JetBlue plane.

Plus, Delta apparently dissed other airlines — especially Southwest — about not blocking middle seats.

We’ll check out those headlines and many more in a few minutes. But first, here’s a quick recap of this past week at Rene’s Points!

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Rene’s Points For Better Travel, a division of Chatterbox Entertainment, Inc. has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products. Rene’s Points For Better Travel and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Opinions, reviews, analyses & recommendations are the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, endorsed or approved by any of these entities. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.


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