Airlines Hope Algorithms Can Finally Fix Their Drink Carts

JetBlue Airways

JetBlue Airways may carry about to 1,000 drinks on its A321 aircraft so it can satisfy passengers in both directions on a transcontinental flight. JetBlue Airways

Skift Take: Passengers sitting in the back of the airplane hate it when an airline runs out of food for sale. But airlines also hate waste, and they usually must throw out uneaten fresh food the same day. How do airlines decide how much food and drink to board? It’s a delicate dance.

— Brian Sumers

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Here Are the Key Tourism Ballot Questions Voters Will Decide Tuesday

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Tuesday’s midterm elections will include a handful of tourism ballot measures across the country. Pictured is a vote sign in San Mateo, California. ClatieK / Flickr

Skift Take: Tuesday’s election won’t include a record number of tourism ballot measures but it could yield some local victories that will help create more tourism jobs.

— Dan Peltier

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