AIRLINE BARS GIRLS IN LEGGINGS FROM BOARDING FLIGHT

United Airlines cops online criticism

AIRLINE BARS GIRLS IN LEGGINGS FROM BOARDING FLIGHT

By Renee Bogatko, Image Credit – Markus Mainka/123rf.com

What do you like to wear on a plane? Ideally, something comfy right? Like trackies or leggings?

Well, one airline has deemed leggings inappropriate – creating a social media storm.

United Airlines has copped harsh backlash online after a staff member barred two young female passengers from boarding a flight in the US because they were wearing leggings.

Image Credit – maridav/123rf.com

Passenger Shannon Watts was at the gate at Denver, waiting to board a flight, when she witnessed the strange incident and started tweeting about it.

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The airline went into damage control, defending the decision on Twitter.

United Airlines clarified, the passengers were “pass travellers” – employees or members of their family who fly at a discounted rate.

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The incident has blown up on social media, attracting criticism from people far and wide, including actress Patricia Arquette.

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It’s understood, the girls were eventually allowed on the plane, after getting changed.

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