Now that April has arrived, my travel schedule has finally calmed down but just for this month – and in light of the Jet Blue incident during which a pilot had an in-flight meltdown and had to be subdued by passengers, I couldn’t be happier to be grounded. Reading the details of the event were chilling, especially given how much time I’ve spent airborne these past couple of weeks.
However, I was buoyed by the immediate and brave reactions of the co-pilot and the passengers, and while 64% of the Facebook and Twitter chatter expressed shock in the March 31st installment of the Wall Street Journal Sentiment Tracker, there was still a 20% chunk that praised those who responded so courageously. Another 6% were fearful to fly again, and 10% took a light-hearted approach, making jokes out of the situation. For a bit of levity after a scary situation, I thought I’d pull out some more of the lighter comments:
So, what did you think? Drop me a note!