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Dressed to Fly?

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There are still those who dress up for a flight (suits, heels)—and many more who
don’t. Malinda Knowles, a financial consultant from Harlem, fell into the
latter category when traveling from New York’s La Guardia Airport to West Palm
Beach on JetBlue. In a lawsuit filed in July, Knowles claims that she was
escorted from the plane, taken aside, and had to prove she was wearing
underwear. Allegedly, the pilot still did not want her on the plane; she was
put on a later flight to Florida, where she had a business meeting—for which we
hope Knowles packed a change of clothes. JetBlue did not comment.

Worst Airline Blunders of 2011

Dressed to Fly?

There are still those who dress up for a flight (suits, heels)—and many more who
don’t. Malinda Knowles, a financial consultant from Harlem, fell into the
latter category when traveling from New York’s La Guardia Airport to West Palm
Beach on JetBlue. In a lawsuit filed in July, Knowles claims that she was
escorted from the plane, taken aside, and had to prove she was wearing
underwear. Allegedly, the pilot still did not want her on the plane; she was
put on a later flight to Florida, where she had a business meeting—for which we
hope Knowles packed a change of clothes. JetBlue did not comment.

Jack Hobhouse / Alamy

Worst Airline Blunders of 2011

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