Due to “inappropriate attire”, a 21-year-old passenger was threatened by British airline cabin crew for allegedly causing offense.

The woman was identified as Emily O’Connor. She was travelling on a Thomas Cook Airlines coming from Birmingham Airport, Britain to the Canary Islands. Emily asked other passengers if they got offended by the way she clothed, but no one said yes.

Emily was wearing a cropped top with spaghetti straps and high-waisted pants.

“It was so mortifying,” says Emily. “I was so upset. They could clearly see that, yet they continued to note how inappropriate and offensive I was. I was really close to crying.”

Fortunately, a cousin of hers was also inside the plane and gave her a jacket. When asked why she never wore a jacket when she boarded the plane, she just responded that “ I was hot, which is what I said to them.”

Somebody from the Thomas Cook airlines called Emily apologizing for the inconvenience she encountered. But still, they insisted on their policy of “appropriate attire”.

“We are sorry that we upset Ms. O’Connor,” says the airline. “It’s clear we could have handled the situation better.”

Other netizens responded that there’s nothing wrong with the attire of Emily and there are even other men worst dressed than her but were not confronted like that. There is also no announcement regarding inappropriate attire on the airline’s website, as reported by Huffpost.

 

 

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