One Airline CEO Blames Customers, Another Picks Up Their Trash & Inflated Credit Score Risks

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Roundup: Articles From Around the Web

Here are some posts from around the web that I thought you may find interesting.  Let me know if there is anything good I missed.  Email me anything awesome that you find, or write, at


Inflated Credit Scores Leave Investors in the Dark on Real Risks – Bloomberg

Not sure if I completely buy this but an interesting read either way.

United Airlines President Says It’s Customers’ Own Fault the Airline Is Shoving More Seats Into Planes – Inc.

You can twist anything to sound plausible if you want to. Airlines add seats so that they can increase revenues. And also so they can win price wars.  This is like saying basic economy is going to be a cheaper option for customers.  No it is the old main cabin price while they charge more for main cabin now.


Which article did you find most interesting?  Remember to let me know of anything you come across that you want added into the next edition at

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  1. Scott Kirby and his ilk, along with every board member, should be required to fly middle seats in regular economy (boarding last) on every flight. This would provide the desperately needed insight as to what the vast majority of passengers are experiencing on a daily basis.


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