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17 July 2017, 04:28 | Terri Saunders
Ann Coulter Complained When Delta Airlines Reassigned Her Seat, So the Airline Refunded Her $30
"We are aware of the customer's comment and we're reaching out directly to her to address the complaint", he said.
Calling Delta the suckiest airline in the world and the worst for putting "some woman" in her extra room seat drew little sympathy from those who objected to the fact that the author and commentator made her name, (as described by the Independent), "by pushing a hardline anti-immigration stance and who praised Mr. Trump's June 2015 speech accusing Mexicans of being "rapists".
"So glad I took time investigate the aircraft & PRE-BOOK a specific seat on @Delta, so some woman could waltz at the last min & take my seat", Coulter tweeted. She also claimed their motto must be "How can we make your flight more uncomfortable?"
According to Forbes, Delta responded that Coulter was asked to move just a few feet from her original seat- to another in the same row. The 55-year-old called it the "worst airline in America" after the flight attendant told her to give up her paid seat for another passenger.
Coulter had alluded to Delta employees being rough, tweeting: ".@Delta employee questionnaire: "What is your ideal job: "Prison guard?
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Coulter then began drudging up old, negative articles about Delta, which is when they chose to hit back in an epic way.
"Her actions are unnecessary and unacceptable", the statement added. At the time of boarding, the airline apparently moved the rightwing pundit to her previously allocated seat to accommodate seating requests from other passengers. And we hold each other accountable when that does not happen.
The airline responded to Coulter Sunday night on Twitter as well as in a statement on its website, saying that it would refund her the extra $30 she paid for her pre-booked seat. Delta expects mutual civility throughout the entire travel experience.
Coulter tweeted a photo of the passenger who was given her seat to her 1.6 million followers, complaining that she wasn't "an air marshall or tall person", nor was she "elderly, child, or sick".
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