Drone Alert. Delta’s Free Food. 55,00 Coming to Bobby Dodd. Power Hungry.
Fast delivery from Amazon Prime is one thing but do you really want your package delivered by a drone parachuting the box into your backyard? Competitive advantage and a high level of customer service is one thing but this may be taking turnaround time a bit too far.
I am not exactly proud that I am a frequent flyer. Airplane travel these days barely surpasses the nicest Greyhound bus. So it is interesting to me that Delta Air Lines announced last week that they will offer, at no charge, “meals” to coach class passengers on some long range domestic flights. Call me crazy but do they think most passengers see this offer as a goodwill gesture? I have a better idea for Delta on their long range flights. Instead of spending the money with airline food service providers (think food production, delivery, and storage), with flight attendants clogging up the aisle serving the meals, why not at the time of booking offer passengers on these flights a food service coupon that aligns with restaurants located at the passengers’ departure terminal? Delta would save millions of dollars, offer their customers a variety of options to pick up food, and free up their flight attendants to deal with important matters like safety (or serving cocktails). Let’s see, do I want inflight ‘food’ from Delta or a coupon to buy a great meal or salad at Mellow Mushroom, Columbia Restaurant, or Pappadeaux’s?
Atlanta United’s home opener is March 5th. The opener is at Georgia Tech’s Bobby Dodd Stadium (United will move into Mercedes Benz stadium when it opens in late July) and 41,000 tickets are already sold. With a typical walkup crowd of over 5,000 you better get your tickets soon as the game will sell out.
Samsung’s President was finally jailed in South Korea this past Friday. Maybe a bit severe but something had to happen with this consumer products company. Bribes, scandals, phones catching fire and washing machine lids flying around the laundry room are not appreciated in Asia’s 4th largest economy.
Adios and Have a Funday Sunday!!