"Delta Delta Delta, can I help ya, help ya, help ya?" In this case, Delta Airlines wasn't much of a help. Here's the thing. Amanda Parker, a paying customer, ended up being seated next to a gigantic size man who's body oozed over into her seat. Gosh darnit! Ms. Parker couldn't sit in her seat unless she sat on the man's blubber in the process.
After she went to the staff, they tried to bump her off that flight for a later flight. The staff never mentioned anything to the man taking up 1 and 2/3rds of the seats. I don't know how things work, but if you take up 1 seat, you pay for that seat. If you take up 2 seats, you should pay for 2 seats.
I think Delta wanted to avoid having to wait another 10 minutes for "Mr. Pork Chop" to get himself out of the seats and his other efforts to leave the plane. What a spectacle that would've been. In the end, Amanda Parker remained on the flight after another passenger volunteered to get on the later flight.
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