Although everyone is entitled to their opinion, it seems an airline has very little ability to question the attire of a passenger unless the attire can in some way cause a danger during the unlikely possibility of an emergency egress. As for the comment from the newsshow, although you could see up her legs, it is considered rude and certainly in obscenely bad taste to do so. In addition, even if you sit in the seats facing the bulkhead, who can possibly see up anyone's legs without a blatant and tasteless attempt to do so? What will the airline do when a woman dressed in a burka comes aboard? Will they demand that she remove it as it may cause a danger to her if the plane encounters an emergency? After all, all that material may get caught in a seat, cause her to trip, cause others to be distracted; the dangers are endless. And, by the way, does this also mean that women cannot breast feed their child on southwest airlines with appropriate cover? This decision was out of line and the airline should be responsible for an apology, remuneration for the embarrassment and the crew needs the ability to attend a seminar on personal rights.
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