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Man dragged off plane, bloody and disoriented, after refusing to give up seat on overbooked flight

Another week, another PR nightmare for United. Late last month United had a big dust up over some non-rev passengers wearing leggings. Today, it’s even worse. The headline at Washington Post: “A man wouldn’t leave an overbooked United flight. So he was dragged off, battered and limp.” Alrighty then. Here’s what they are reporting: a…

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PSA: Some Marriott Rewards members will need to update their password this week

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If you are a Marriott Rewards member, read on. If not, see you tomorrow! As the Marriott and Starwood integration moves forward, some Marriott Rewards members will be notified that they need to update their passwords to be compliant with new security measures. The new password requirements will take effect on May 19, which is…

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Business travel news roundup

Here are a few of the stories that caught my eye in the last week or so….  Wow. Plane diverted after fight over ‘knee defender.’ via @TODAYshow Here’s some sites that will help you determine airline fees. Sites pop up to help figure out air fees. via @usatodaytravel Interesting article on ridesharing from WSJ. Tech’s Fiercest Rivalry: Uber…

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