US Airways To Further Increase Passenger Crankiness
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, One of America's Great Newspapers, today reported that US Airways is making the domestic skies a little less friendly by removing the in-flight entertainment systems. That is, if you want to watch a movie, you'd better bring your iPod Touch.
Spokesman Phil Gee says the movie systems weigh about 500 pounds each (or 1.5 US passengers), forcing planes to use more fuel to get around the country. The company will keep movies on its international flights, where the passengers are lighter.
Concurrent with this change, US Airways today announced a slogan change from "Fly with US" to "(Sigh) Fly with US".