12. "Oh, you don't like the in-flight movie? Let's see what we can do about that."
United Airlines, Denver to Baltimore
After a family with small children complained about the graphic nature of the in-flight movie, Alex Cross
, flight attendants informed the pilot, who
apparently is a HUGE Alex Cross fan
diverted the plane to Chicago to have them removed as a security threat. They were greeted by the FBI.
11. Canadians do NOT tolerate a lack of hygiene
Jazz, Prince Edward Island to Montreal
That's the lesson to be learned from Canadian regional carrier, Jazz, after it booted an American because he straight-up stank, and fellow passengers complained about his "unpleasant aroma". It could also be that they don't like Americans.
10. Well, technically, it's not a cell phone call
Delta, New Orleans to New York
What better way to get press for your smartphone app that lets customers make VoIP calls over the internet than to cleverly get yourself kicked off a flight for, you guessed it, making VoIP calls over the internet!
? Well played, Talmon Marco of Viber
. Well played.
9. No, no, no, no… I don't think so
JetBlue, New York to San Diego
An angry woman was booted after her flight diverted to Denver. She screamed bloody murder because the passenger seated next to her received a free upgrade, and she had shelled out $65 for the premium seat. "No, really, it boils down to fairness". Crybaby.