Passenger sues airline after being told she was too FAT to fly and would have to buy a second seat: Mail

Posted: May 4, 2012 in Airlines, Aviation & Airports (General News)
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[Daily Mail] The woman at the centre of a ‘too fat to fly’ controversy has announced that she is suing Southwest Airlines, who refused to allow her on a flight in April 2011.

Kenlie Tiggeman is suing Southwest Airlines after being told she was 'too fat to fly' for the second time in the space of six months in November 2011

Kenlie Tiggeman is suing Southwest Airlines after being told she was ‘too fat to fly’ for the second time in the space of six months in November 2011

New Orleans resident Kenlie Tiggeman is taking on the airlines controversial ‘Customers of Size’ policy which requires passengers to buy a second seat if they can’t fit between the 17-inch wide armrests.

In her quest to seek an injunction against the Dallas headquartered carrier, Tiggeman alleges that Southwest ignored her ‘constitutional rights’ and is involved in ‘discriminatory actions towards obese customers’

While she is not seeking monetary damages from the airline, Tiggeman has claimed that she wants to enact an industry wide standard for rules to be put in place clearly stating the official policy of all U.S air companies.

‘We need to know what the …….

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By Daily Mail Reporter
PUBLISHED: 06:16, 4 May 2012


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