If you sit in any Boarding area, you can't but overhear the disgust and resignation of road warriors. Just heard two separate customers talk about how they look forward to not flying when they retire. It is remarkable to see how much antisocial and morally hazardous activities have been spawned by allowing airline consolidation. In lickety split time, the cartel went through decimating loyalty programs and are now actively attacking elites and milllion milers jamming them into middle seats and denying them flight changes when they opt for "Retaliation Class." This winter, it will be time to put some manners on the carteliers. Stay tuned!