How is JetBlue's Mint cabin doing? And other links from the week.

JetBlue loves its Mint business class-style cabin. Photo: JetBlue. 

JetBlue loves its Mint business class-style cabin. Photo: JetBlue. 

Happy Friday, everyone. Here are some stories I have found interesting of late. 

JetBlue's CEO says its business class cabin called Mint has been "extremely successful." Flight Global.

This guy writes in the New York Times that airports are designed to service everyone but the passengers. Do you agree?

United fired the flight attendant who was seen on video sliding down an emergency slide just after her plane safely arrived at its gate. Mashable. 

Is this business class seat - set to arrive on the market in 2019, according to The Points Guy, the greatest ever? Will it ever really fly?

American Airlines got the OK to add five gates and spend $75 million to spruce up its Terminal 3 at Chicago O'Hare. Chicago Sun-Times. 

Why did Alaska Airlines pay so much for Virgin America? Forbes. 

The federal government will not be making any new laws regarding how large an airline seat should be. Los Angeles Times. 

When American started flying DFW to Tokyo in 1987, it used a Boeing 747 with two standup bars. Fort Worth-Star Telegram. 

And finally, United Airlines has released a video showing what its improvements will look like at LAX. The airport operator is spending more than $500 million on the space. 

What do you think of this Hollywood-themed video?