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Flying JetBlue back then, you could still see a faint glimmer of hope at the end of the tunnel. Get real More (Sad.Scott Olson / Getty Iamges) But let’s be real. Unless you’re willing to spend a ton of money, flying is an ordeal. From fighting traffic to getting to the airport right up to the non-reclining seat you’re liable to encounter, the whole experience is an ordeal. The thing is, it’s pretty much always been like this. On the infrequent occasions when I’ve enjoyed a legit business-class or first-class seat, the contrast with my decades-long experience has been mind-warpingly dramatic. And don’t even get me started on flying private, which gives you the sense of having joined a separate species. Airports are providing some compensation. They now offer better food than anyone imagined in the 1980s, and many have seen whole terminals converted into shopping malls. Various unaffiliated lounges have sprung up, and even the ones connected with the big airlines will often let you hang out, for a daily fee. But in watching United’s PR mess unfold over the past few weeks, I was struck by how unsurprised I was by the chorus of dismay. Yes, Dr. Dao endured a level of mistreatment that led you to question humanity on several levels.
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