Cruise industry representatives gathered Thursday to reassure passengers that the region is functional and beautiful, while reminding them that ships can always be re-routed in any future storms.
'Hey y'all' — passengers don't trust pilots with Southern accents nearly as much as Midwestern pilots
In a survey of 4,207 Americans, 54% said a pilot’s accent affected their confidence in his or her ability. The accent that concerned them the most? Texas. Upper Midwest and Southern California pilots score best.