Southwest Forces Standby Flier Off Plane To Free Two Seats For Passenger Of Size

Southwest Forces Standby Flier Off Plane To Free Two Seats For Passenger Of Size

The Sacramento Bee reported yesterday that Southwest Airlines removed a standby passenger from a plane after boarding in order to make room for a late-arriving passenger who required two seats but had only purchased one. So why didn’t Southwest follow its own famed “Passenger of Size” policy and make the passenger unable to fit in a single seat wait? It’s sort of a reverse of Kevin Smith’s famous removal from a flight on Southwest this past February. [More]