Is there anything LESS pleasant these days than commercial airline travel?
Like maybe a root canal?
Or babysitting a set of colicky septuplets for a week?
Or having Hillary as President?
Nah, those are all lightweight problems.
(Except for the thought of ‘President Hillary Clinton’ — that is the stuff of nightmares!)
The airlines are outdoing themselves to see who can win the ‘Worst Customer Service Award’.
And now Spirit.
Passengers in Fort Lauderdale were enraged when they learned that 11 Spirit Airlines flights were canceled and 26 were delayed on Monday.
Spirit is in a heated dispute with the Airline Pilots Association, and the flight disruptions were caused by a lawsuit filed by the Airline against the ALPA pilots for ‘unlawful job action by Spirit pilots’.
The question is — did these passengers go too far?
Furious passengers lashed out at police, were thrown to the floor and arrested during chaotic scenes at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Several people were detained during ugly confrontations with law enforcement when 11 Spirit Airlines flights were cancelled and 26 were delayed at the Florida hub on Monday night.
The group of passengers who clashed with cops were angry because the last-minute disruptions meant they would miss a graduation ceremony.
A mob of irate customers began beating the counters and screaming at staff, prompting airline employees to call the police.
Shocking footage shows people shouting as they are dragged from the terminal building.
Read more: Daily Mail
Police come in and detain some irate passengers:
As the disruptive passengers were escorted out of the airport, other passengers applauded.
We all can agree that airline travel is incredibly frustrating and all around pretty terrible these days…
But does that make it ok to start a riot in an airport?
What do YOU think?
Let us know in the comments.