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Congress Just Voted To Regulate the Size of Airline Seats (Here’s the Catch)

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.  There’s cheering in certain quarters. There’s rejoicing at the idea that sanity might (for once) have prevailed when it comes to air travel. You see, on Friday the House of Representatives passed the FAA Reauthorization Bill. Yes, …

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United Airlines Just Made a Shocking Decision To Make Passengers More Comfortable (Well, Some Passengers)

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.  This is strange. I’m so used to airlines doing everything they can to squeeze more seats onto planes that I’m feeling a touch light-headed. You see, FlightGlobal just revealed that United Airlines is actually going to have …

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Alaska Airlines Just Decided Your Carry-On Has to Be 32 Percent Smaller (the Reason Why Is Eye-Opening)

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.  In the realm of annoying airlines, Alaska doesn’t generally win, place or even show. It’s often voted the best U.S. airline. Which may not be saying that much, but certainly shows a spirited attempt at customer service. …

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This Brilliant New Design Makes the Middle Seat the Best One on the Plane (Guess How Many U.S. Airlines Have Ordered It)

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. The future of flying is uncomfortable. The only real question is how uncomfortable. Seats are getting smaller, humans are getting larger and tempers are getting hotter. Remember, American Airlines’ latest plane, the Boeing 737 MAX, actually reduces …

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This Passenger Just Claimed He Was Forcibly Dragged Off a Plane By His Collar (No, It Wasn’t United Airlines)

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.  For United Airlines, the anniversary of dragging a paying, bloodied passenger, Dr. David Dao, down a plane brought nothing more than a few fond remembrances and claims that the airline is so much better now. This doesn’t …

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A Mom Speaks Out After She Says an American Airlines Plane’s Ceiling Panel ‘Fell on My Son’s Head’

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. American Airlines is modernizing its planes.  Well, some of them. Yet it only takes one serious incident to make you wonder how well any airline’s planes are being maintained, when the pressure is, these days, placed forcefully on …

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