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 where he was VP of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Co. He was an editor at the RKO Radio Network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website. He is a private pilot and flies an airplane he built.