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United Airlines bars two girls from boarding the plane for wearing leggings

Another girl had to change before she was allowed to board the flight

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

United Airlines has barred two girls from boarding a flight because they were wearing leggings, sparking a firestorm of backlash online with users criticising what they called an intrusive and sexist policy. The girls, whose ages were not specified, were not allowed onto the morning flight on Sunday from Denver to Minneapolis as they were travelling under an employee travel pass that includes a specific dress code, airline spokesman Jonathan Guerin said. Another girl who was also wearing leggings had to change before she was allowed to board the flight. The ...

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First Published: Mon, March 27 2017. 11:48 IST
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