Southwest Airlines is doing something new and daring….something most of us would like to opt out of: providing live concerts on their flights.
I don’t know what kind of nightmare operations they are running, but their creative department may need a makeover. I don’t know about you but when I am on a flight, I am either listening to music with my eyes closed, or sleeping with headphones in and my eyes closed. The first usually leads to the next.
I’m aware of the Southwest Airlines concert in the sky atrocity.
— Jon Wurster (@jonwurster) October 27, 2017
Literally, everyone: can you lower the cost of flights?
Southwest: Nah but you can have a concert.
Us: can you lower the cost of flights? https://t.co/fgKejaWTT2
— Lizárraga Lizárraga (@CurlyLasagna) October 27, 2017
what fresh Hell is this? https://t.co/EIxOYAkRmU
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) October 27, 2017
In other words, I like to keep to myself and I like to relax. I would honestly pay more money to fly another flight to avoid a concert while I am trying to take a siesta.
I could be wrong. When I think of live music on a flight, I suddenly have an image of a mariachi band at a Mexican restaurant. However, the airline released a video showing their new plan, in which the band NeedToBreathe was the one played.
I actually like their music, but there’s no guarantee that everyone does. Somewhere along the way, I think there will be someone who is unhappy about their disturbed rest.
The concept of pop-up concerts on their flights is not a new thing. However, the company believes that if they make it more common, then it will take off. I suppose we will see how that goes!
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