Activist Shannon Watts of Denver, who claimed to have witnessed the incident, tweeted the younger passengers boarding a flight from Denver to Minneapolis had been informed they may not board the airplane until they modified their outfits.
Watts additionally stated one of many the ladies’ father was allowed to board whereas sporting shorts.
The airline’s spokesman Jonathan Guerin stated, “The ladies weren’t allowed to board the aircraft from Denver to Minneapolis as they had been travelling underneath an worker journey cross that features a particular costume code.”
Taking to Twitter, stars spoke out towards the airline’s complicated coverage.
Arquette wrote in a sequence of tweets, “Why aren’t you permitting ladies to put on leggings on flights? Who’s your gate agent policing ladies clothes? Was there one thing unusual about all these ladies leggings?”
“Leggings are enterprise apparel for 10 yr olds. Their enterprise is being youngsters. Why did dad board carrying shorts? Shorts are solely enterprise apparel for Angus Younger,” she added.
Silverman tweeted, “Hey @united I fly a LOT. About to go on tour all April and altering all my @united flights to different airways.”
“@PattyArquette @Shananigans @united @shannonrwatts See. I’ve completed it earlier than,” Shatner posted alongside an image of him standing shirtless.
Richter slammed the airline by writing, “I’ve flown quite a few instances whereas displaying an egregious moose knuckle. What’s a male over 10 need to do to get seen?”
Teigen posted, “I’ve flown united earlier than with actually no pants on. Only a prime as a gown. Subsequent time I’ll put on solely denims and a shawl.”
United, nevertheless, responded to Watts, writing they “have the best to refuse transport for passengers who’re barefoot or not correctly clothed.”
They later clarified that the women in query had been “go vacationers or vacationers flying on comped or discounted tickets,” usually reserved for workers and their relations.
United defined that they’ve a stricter gown code for move vacationers as they’re representing the United model.