i’ll turn this plane around

(John Kittelsrud)

AirTran Kicks 101 High School Seniors Off Flight For Acting Like Teenagers

A heated dispute is brewing between AirTran and an entire high school, after the airline booted 101 students and their eight chaperones off a flight heading to Atlanta for their senior trip. The airline claims a group of “non-compliant passengers” wouldn’t stay seated, and some were using mobile devices despite being asked not to. Meanwhile, the students and their chaperones say things were blown way out of proportion. [More]