I spent my past weekend in Las Vegas and planned to head home on Tuesday morning. Things started to go wrong when my seat was changed from one on the aisle to one in the middle of a row.
“I tried to get my original seat back, but they told me the flight was completely booked,”
I was paid for the right to pre-board, went to my new seat assignment, sat down and waited for my fellow passengers. When the woman who was supposed to be sitting next to me came up, I stood up so he could sit down.
“She said, ‘No, no. You sit there.’
Then she went to a flight attendant and whispered in her ear.
I found out that actually, she didn’t want to be uncomfortable for a five-hour flight. But the other passenger declined to move from my original seat to one of those empty ones, so I was forced to continue did a “walk of shame” from Row 36 to the exit door.
The flight supervisor then asked me to leave the plane. I only agreed because I was embarrassed and didn’t want to make a further scene.
“You don’t know what it’s like, having to walk up the whole plane — Row 36, 35, 34