American Airlines wants to know, because it believes “Spiders in my Dessert” could have been a public relations disaster of United Breaks Guitars proportions. (The arachnid, which allegedly lived inside the chocolate cake, makes an appearance at about 0:15. Delicious!)
In a presentation delivered at a recent airline conference, the airline claims quick actions by its communications team averted a PR problem when “Spiders” was posted this summer.
These are hard times for clothing-optional travelers.
Last summer, thanks to two highly-publicized incidents, naked became synonymous with crazy. In one, a passenger stripped during a US Airways flight and resisted an attendant’s efforts to cover him; in the other, a Southwest Airlines flight was forced to turn around after a male passenger went au naturel.
The American nudist community has endured other recent controversies as well, including the withdrawal of a Florida clothing-optional resort called Paradise Lakes from the American Association of Nude Recreation (AANR) after running a controversial ad campaign that violated AANR’s “family-friendly principles.” Continue reading…
Answer: American Airlines should have refunded the money you spent on your tickets by now. On second thought, it shouldn’t have ever come to this. When your flight was canceled, the airline should have found a way of getting you to your destination in a timely manner — not two days later.
Your rights as a passenger are outlined in American Airlines’ conditions of carriage — that’s the legal agreement between you and the airline. See paragraph 18, which deals with delays, cancellations and diversions. It specifies that when cancellations and major delays are experienced, passengers will be rerouted on its next flight with available seats. Continue reading…
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