Outrageous Tweet Gets Family Booted Off Southwest Flight
A Minnesota man says he and his family were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis after he posted a negative tweet in reference to a Southwest employee.
Trace Gallagher reported today on Duff Watson, who claims he is an "A-list" customer with Southwest, which allows him priority during boarding. When his nine and six-year-old children were not allowed to board the aircraft early, he had a terse exchange with a gate agent and then tweeted about the interaction, calling her the rudest agent and voicing his displeasure with Southwest.
Shortly after Watson and his family reached their seats on the plane, they were asked to de-board. Watson said the agent felt her safety was threatened because of the tweet, and they were not allowed to re-board until he deleted it.
The family was given three $50 vouchers for a future Southwest flight, but Watson said he will never fly with the airline again.
Watch the clip from The Real Story above.