Flying coach part of growing bigwig trend

| 10/02/2009

(Huffington Post): It all started with the Big Three Detroit automakers, when they took corporate jets to Washington to plead for a taxpayer bailout. But now, as profits plummet and cutting costs becomes paramount, shunning conspicuous consumption has become de rigeur. And coach class is the perfect way to show this one’s lack of hubris: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, who flew coach this week, has company in new Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, who recently flew economy to Washington D.C. Go to article

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