If you’re going to fly first class on United Airlines, make sure you dress like someone who can afford to fly first class on United Airlines.
Best Buy executive Armando Alvarez used his miles to upgrade to first class on a flight from Washington to Connecticut a week ago Monday, then showed up wearing a track suit. He was denied boarding because he wasn’t dressed for first class.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.