Subscribe Now

travelers today

Home » News

Are passengers to blame for indigent airline service?

Travelers Today       By    Staff Reporter

Updated: Mar 09, 2019 10:43 AM EST

Text Size: A A A

Are passengers to blame for indigent airline service?

(Photo: pexels)

Why are airline seats the lone products on the market that consumers are faulted for comparison shopping for the best price? Only with airlines are shoppers badgered over their choices in this oddest form of corporate victim-shaming.

Last week, I bought a half-gallon of 1 percent milk. The grocery store offered four choices, ranging from a premium brand at $3.99 to the store brand at $2.39. Since all four offered similar sell-by dates, I happily opted for the store brand. But what if later I discovered the milk was sour? Or the container had ruptured? Well, I would have asked for a refund and promptly received it. No one would tell me, "But you bought the cheap milk - what did you expect? Why didn't you upgrade to Farmer's Cow? You know better milk could be available, but people like you buy cheap stuff and hurt the rest of us!"

Full Article

See Now: The U.S. had the highest number of Most Wanted properties, dominating the Hotels.com Loved By Guests Awards 2018

© 2019 Traverlers Today, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Join Our Conversation

Subscribe to our newsletter

Receive the latest travel news, reviews, and more..

Most Popular

Visit to Mesa Verde National park

Visit to Mesa Verde National park

Mesa Verde offers an intriguing look into the lives of the Ancestra

The jaw-dropping coast off road one. photograph courtesy of the Calif. Big Sur's dizzying coastal cliffs,

Road trip to California's Central Coast

The jaw-dropping coast off-road one. photograph courtesy of C

travelers today

© 2019 TRAVELERS TODAY All rights reserved.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Real Time Analytics