Jimmy Kimmel is furious over the United Airlines incident in Chicago that went viral yesterday, with video of a pair of goons dragging a hapless and bloodied customer off an overbooked flight. And what makes the late night host even madder than what happened is how United executives responded — with a Twitter message expressing half-hearted regret for the need to “re-accomodate” those unfortunate passengers.
The cyberoutages came one after another: one of the nation’s biggest airlines, its largest financial news publication and its main stock exchange.
By Gregory Karp, Chicago Tribune U.S. airlines posted worse on-time rates in May, and Chicago airports ranked last for on-time departures. U.S. airlines were on time 76.9 percent of the time, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. That’s down from 79.4 percent last May and 79.6 percent in April. Just […]