Skip to comments.Woman in Viral Airplane Seat Reclining Controversy Now Looking To Sue American Airlines: Report
Posted on 02/16/2020 9:33:27 PM PST by Morgana
One womans video of the airline passenger behind her punching the back of her reclined seat went viral last week.
Now she is reportedly looking to sue American Airlines.
The controversy began when Wendi Williams posted a video on Twitter of the passenger behind her shaking her headrest with repeated punches on her Jan. 31 American Eagle flight from New Orleans to Charlotte, North Carolina.
The man behind her was in the last row and reportedly asked the woman to sit upright so he could eat.
She did, but then later reclined again, and the situation escalated as was shown in the video that was recorded, according to Fox Business.
Williams originally tweeted, I will be calling the FBI to press charges against the man who mistook me for a punching bag. Anyone who doesnt like it, I dont care!
According to Williams account of the situation, a flight attendant came over but instead of stopping the man, she offered him a complimentary cocktail.
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Yeah but, when you were done, at least you were at Clark AFB. Love it there.
DITTO AND THEN SOME MORE. Seats should not recline at all.
You could not pay me enough to fly coach anymore. Dont much care to drive anymore either so staying home is best.
Reminds me of the SciFi movie "Fifth Element" in an early scene where passengers boarding a starliner, are placed in sleeping berths, and knocked out for the duration of the flight.
“Kinda like backing into a parked car, then suing the owner for parking in their assigned space”
Ellen Degeneres did the reclining joke.
Way before she got crazy popular. And when she was still in the closet.
Oh, the good ole days.
I agree completely!
Further, the FAA should consider this as a safety issue and mandate a minimum space between the rear seat’s front edge and the front seats most rearward position. At current distances, it is not POSSIBLE to leave your seat if someone has reclined into your space.
lol, you dont fly much do you, i just Googled Paris San Diego where I and my kids fly back and forth every year, first 5 were over 15 hours.
fly east to west
I go Paris to San Diego, non stop to LA is 12+ but about 50% more and then I need to get down to San Diego, a two hour drive. I would dearly appreciate to see a shorter flight if you can help me out.
this has been a trip of a lifetime and worked into everything I had hoped for. Wet cold storms in Amsterdam today, the museum was 5 minute walk and spent 3 hours there.
If we arent supposed to recline our seats then why would they design them to recline?
I vote for the woman, here.
Lol, wrong. I do actually fly a lot. About 300,000 miles a year. You? I’m a pilot for a major US airline. And again there are no flights from Paris to San Diego that take 15 hours. What you’re thinking is total travel time including Connections.
Please show me a flight from Paris to San Diego under 14 hours. I have been doing that and the SF to Paris route for 25 years. You say there is NO 14 hour flight from Europe that will get me to San Diego, show me one.
I was an air traffic controller in the Marine Corps, you guys alway have to be told what to do. Go play with your loose panties in the cockpit.
That said, the actions of the passenger drumming and punching the back of the seat is the kind of selfish, self-absorbed behavior you see with Leftists everywhere. And I'm thinking the reclining passenger was a Leftist as well. Conservatives would have worked out the situation without resorting to childish behavior.
The back seats don’t recline. If you want reclining seats, don’t take the back seats. If that is all that is left, take another flight.
I see not reason to remove 5-6 seats from the available pool of seats, just because some people don’t like them.
They should be listed as non-reclining on the web site, so people who rarely travel would know this.
I often sit in the back row, because nobody wants to, so you are more likely to have a free seat next to you, plus you are close to the peanuts, or whatever it is they feed you these days.
Seat back? I thought that was a place to rest your hands.
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