Personal Liberty Digest™ will be upgraded this weekend to reflect a dynamic new look and mobile-friendly viewing to enhance your experience! Plus, we'll be providing even more of the compelling content you've come to expect, delivered in a whole new way!

  Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

Airline Passenger Forced To Buy Extra Seats That Aren’t Together

BRYNITHEL, Wales, Oct. 14 (UPI) — A man who weighs more than 500 pounds said an airline forced him to buy a second ticket, but the seats weren’t together.

Les Price, 43, of Brynithel, Wales, a contestant on the BBC’s “Wales’ Weight Clinic” said the airline told him the rules required him to purchase two tickets on each plane for his roundtrip to Ireland, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday.

“When I got to the airport I had to explain to all the staff why I had two tickets, they didn’t have a clue,” Price said. “When I finally got on the plane one was an aisle seat and the other was by the window — in a three-seat row. On the way back from Ireland one seat was in row 17 and the other in row 19.”

Price, who weighs more than 500 pounds, said he has always struggled with weight gain, but the problem escalated following a back injury that kept him at home for months and the death of his wife in 2009.

Price said he is hoping to get his weight back under control on the TV diet show, which airs Monday evening.

UPI - United Press International, Inc.

Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide.

Facebook Conversations

Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Airline Passenger Forced To Buy Extra Seats That Aren’t Together”

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.

Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at newstips@personalliberty.com

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.