April Fooling: Travel Companies Get Their Funny On
With Donald Trump making ever-more outrageous comments every day and airline passengers continuing to find new and twisted ways of disrupting flights, it seems like every day is April Fool’s Day around here.
However, in scouring the web to assemble the news today, we did stumble on quite a few stories that appear to be more fool than fact.
Virgin America Creates A New Logo In a week when the airline is reported to be generating takeover interest from JetBlue, AS and possibly other suitors, Virgin America took the opportunity to present its now logo design, which appears to be an abstract version of a bum settling into a seat. But is it real or are they fooling?
Virgin Australia’s New Kids Class Social media loved this one – and many really wanted to believe it. But no, Virgin Australia is not introducing a kids-only cabin with kickable seats, chewable safety cards and hopscotch in the aisles.
Branson Finds Treasure, To Take Holiday In Space A billionaire finding treasure buried on his private island? It’s Richard Branson, so don’t rule it out. But the story about Branson heading off to the International Space Station for six months sounds spurious, as much as it would make Willie Walsh happy.