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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #45 on: January 25, 2018, 11:51:07 AM »
On WN, I have sat in window and aisle, and then held baby in aisle seat, on assumption that nobody will take seat unless is last seat on plane.  But I held the baby.


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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #46 on: January 25, 2018, 11:58:28 AM »
Huh? No one ended up standing.

And technically any seat that they put there kids can be empty so why not suit themselves until push comes to shove?
Per the story, the pilot made the announcement while people stood in the aisle with nowhere to sit.. if nothing else that's when push came to shove. Not when they were approached.

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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #47 on: January 25, 2018, 12:05:47 PM »
Per the story, the pilot made the announcement while people stood in the aisle with nowhere to sit.. if nothing else that's when push came to shove. Not when they were approached.

Maybe they all knew from the gate agents that there were 30 extra seats.

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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #48 on: January 25, 2018, 12:06:02 PM »
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How would you know if he doesnt have another account? Yes I know your a mod and your awesome but how would you know?

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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #49 on: January 25, 2018, 12:08:36 PM »
How would you know if he doesnt have another account? Yes I know your a mod and your awesome but how would you know?
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #50 on: January 25, 2018, 12:11:07 PM »
Per the story, the pilot made the announcement while people stood in the aisle with nowhere to sit.. if nothing else that's when push came to shove. Not when they were approached.
My guess is at that point people were too embarrassed to stand up and waited to be embarrassed row by row.
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #51 on: January 25, 2018, 12:14:54 PM »
Maybe they all knew from the gate agents that there were 30 extra seats.
Right so after they saw every seat taken, people in the aisle and heard announcements, what's the excuse?

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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #52 on: January 25, 2018, 12:17:23 PM »
How would you know if he doesnt have another account? Yes I know your a mod and your awesome but how would you know?
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #53 on: January 25, 2018, 12:18:01 PM »
Right so after they saw every seat taken, people in the aisle and heard announcements, what's the excuse?
My guess is at that point people were too embarrassed to stand up and waited to be embarrassed row by row.
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #54 on: January 25, 2018, 12:18:05 PM »
Right so after they saw every seat taken, people in the aisle and heard announcements, what's the excuse?

Excuse was they knew there were 30 ppl with babies, and only 5 needed to hold them

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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #55 on: January 25, 2018, 12:21:43 PM »
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When was the last time you sat in a row where there even was a middle seat?
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #56 on: January 25, 2018, 12:24:09 PM »
Excuse was they knew there were 30 ppl with babies, and only 5 needed to hold them
That's not a valid excuse imo.
My guess is at that point people were too embarrassed to stand up and waited to be embarrassed row by row.
Neither is this...
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #57 on: January 25, 2018, 12:28:23 PM »
That's not a valid excuse imo.

Yah, ok. 

Even if not valid excuse, it goes part of way toward explaining.

OTOH, I'm making up the facts.  While I'm at it, maybe all the ppl really paid for the infants to have a seat, and the airline just decided to take them away, like the link I posted earlier and like we've all heard stories.

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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #58 on: January 25, 2018, 12:37:40 PM »
So it seems It's a win-or-lose situation whether you buy a seat or you don't buy a seat, just a better chance getting a guaranteed seat when paying for it.
  What I can't understand is if you paid for a full-fare ticket for your child why is he getting bumped from his seat, the airline knows how many seats they have that was purchased ,why were they over book a flight knowing a few people are going to have to go off the fight?
   I would suggest that maybe they know about a few seats where infants / children are occupying it and can get an adult to sit there instead of the child , but then again if your booking your child has a 15 year old or 10 year old there's no way to know if it was booked for an infant.
   If an infant paid for a seat why does an adult get priority over an infant ,the airline's are not losing any money as that seat was paid in full?
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #59 on: January 25, 2018, 12:40:23 PM »
Does WN overbook?
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