The airlines didn't like this type of ticket use, but didn't have the balls to check ID's against tickets, which would have pissed customers off. But once 9-11 hit, the elitist airlines (especially the bastards at United Airlines) got behind the mandatory government check of ID's to
Kathryn Muratore has launched an anti-TSA web site, She writes:
Kevin McElroy writes to tell me that he and his wife are canceling their flight from Vermont to Philly for Christmas in favor of driving. He promises to send me any correspondence, and also forwarded his brief note to Senator Leahy. This prompted me to compile a list of letters and responses on my new anti-TSA website.And Stephanie Murphy reports that James Babb and George Donnelly have organized wewontfly.com!
Don’t fly, tell them why (and CC me)! Letters to the travel/tourist industry are preferred, but choice responses from the tax eaters will be worth a few laughs, so you can keep me in the loop on that correspondence too. Also, let me know what letters are out there that I’ve missed.
(For those of you on the edge of your seats, US Air’s response to my first letter crossed paths with my second. It was a terrible response and I’ll be letting them know what I think of it shortly, but you can read it for yourself.)