The UPS My Choice Deals program now offers more than 43 million consumers around the world access to discounts at a range of businesses including Costco, Disneyland and Neiman Marcus. The program also provides benefits to shippers: "These are active customers receiving deliveries, so the customers who signed up for My Choice have already proven they are willing to receive goods and they are willing to order online," said UPS executive Stu Marcus.
Following the tragic incident on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, passengers lauded captain and former US Navy fighter pilot Tammie Jo Shults' cool demeanor and heroism. "She has nerves of steel," said passenger Alfred Tumlinson.
The Virgin America brand will disappear at midnight on April 24 when Alaska Airlines begins redirecting traffic from the Virgin America website to Alaska Airlines' website and supporting only the Alaska Airlines-branded web app and call center. Updated flight numbers and airport branding will also reflect the change.
On Saturday, Wilmington International Airport in North Carolina will hold its 5th annual Autism Takes Flight event. The event allows children with autism and their families to practice going through airport check-in, security screening and baggage claim.
Angie Solis took to Facebook to praise Transportation Security Administration officer Alicia Houston for the special attention and courtesy Houston gave her son, who has autism, while guiding the boy through screening. "She treated him like a person with feelings and a voice and worth. ... Thank you TSA, from the bottom of my heart for making this experience stress-free," Solis wrote.