nytimes.com - 7 days ago
Delta Air Lines Refunds Ann Coulter $30 After Twitter Complaints
The conservative commentator Ann Coulter excoriated Delta Air Lines after she was removed from a seat that she said she had specifically booked.
The conservative commentator Ann Coulter unleashed a barrage of criticism about Delta Air Lines on Twitter after she was moved to a different seat on a flight on Saturday, prompting the company to publicly return fire and call her comments “unnecessary and unacceptable.” Ms. Coulter, a pundit known for headline-grabbing comments, began her attack after a flight from La Guardia Airport in New York to West Palm Beach, Fla. In a statement on Sunday, the airline described what happened as a “seat mix-up,” but Ms. Coulter excoriated the airline in social media posts after she was removed from a seat that she said she had specifically booked. . @Delta didn’t give my extra room seat to an air marshall or tall person. Here’s the woman given my PRE-BOOKED seat: pic.twitter.com/iDNB8xXXOd — Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) July 15, 2017 She went on to complain about the flight’s Wi-Fi, commenting that JetBlue offers it free and “doesn’t wantonly remove passengers from their assigned seats, booked in advance FOR A REASON.” She added, “@Delta sucks.”
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