Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Can't use your phone on your Delta flight? Blame trademark licensing!
Slate reports on the fact that many Delta-branded planes aren't really Delta planes, but operated by lower-paid carriers, and thus not yet allowed to let passengers keep their electronic devices on during takeoff and landing. This pattern is likely to be repeated with other carriers. As the article points out, passengers are likely to blame the flight attendants, not the practice of outsourcing, and that's a shame.