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United Airlines is accused of body shaming and sexism after refusing to let girl, 10, board flight because she was wearing spandex leggings

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United Airlines has been accused of body shaming and sexism after refusing to allow a 10-year-old girl to board a flight because she was wearing spandex leggings. The airline defended its decision to not allow the child and two others on their flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday, telling outraged Twitter users who complained about it that they reserved the right to refuse anyone who did not meet its dress code. (www.planeetiquette.com) More...

Two girls barred from United flight for wearing leggings!

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this morning A United Airlines gate agent barred two girls from boarding a flight Sunday morning because the girls were wearing leggings.United, responding to tweets about the incident tweeted that “United shall have the right to refuse passengers who are not properly clothed via our Contract of Carriage.” And added, “This is left to the discretion of the agents.” The airline’s passenger contract says for the safety of all passengers and crew members, the airline can refuse to let a passenger… (www.washingtonpost.com) More...