Vote of the week: The worst airline in America?
Written by Robert Niles
The hot viral travel video of the week has been a Canadian band's smack-down of United Airlines for breaking one of its guitars, and not paying for it.Tweet
This made me wonder... how hard would it be for an airline to say, "New policy: Any baggage handler - or other airline employee - caught throwing luggage will be fired. No exceptions. Just pick it up and place it where it needs to go."
I know I'd go out of my way to book on an airline that instituted this policy. Baggage handlers don't like it? Tough. I'd bet there would be 100 applicants waiting for any job a baggage handler quit or struck over such a policy.
Many of us fly to theme park vacations. (Or for other, lesser obligations, like, say... work.) In your experience, which airline has been the worst for service - whether it's busting your luggage, leaving you stuck on the tarmac, consistently canceling or delaying flights or generally jerking you around? (I'm sticking with the top U.S.-based airlines here. Haters of Ryanair and other non-U.S. carriers are welcome in the comments.)
Let's hear your worst airline horror story, in the comments.
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