PETA Ad Nixed By Airports & In-Flight Magazines

On the heels of Scottevest CEO Scott Jordan’s rant about Delta denying his ad in their in-flight literature comes news that PETA is having trouble finding airline magazines and airports that will run the ad seen here.

The ad attempts to spin a vegan-positive message out of the growing number of full-body scanners, and the fact that both females and males have had too much revealed by the devices’ all-seeing eyes.

It was first smacked by the denial hammer in May, when Southwest said it was too inappropriate to be included their in-flight magazine. And it’s not having any more luck.


The issue recently resurfaced as PETA attempted to get the ad placement on the walls of New York’s LaGuardia and JFK Airports, specifically as close to the actual security check as possible. These airports don’t have full-body scanners yet, but they are on the list for upcoming installation. In this case, it’s the ad company–JCDecaux–and not the airports that rejected the ads, so keep your eyes open for the X-Ray underwear girl at other airports.

What do you think of the ads? Is it that they are too risque for family-friendly reading or are the airlines and airports just trying to downplay news about full-body scanners?

PETA’s Naughty Body Scan Ad Rejected from In-Flight Magazines and Airports [Jaunted]

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