JetBlue stands by crew after backlash over flight attire

A traveler was recently told by the airline’s employees that she inappropriately dressed, and had to change shorts or rebook. JetBlue apologized, but said it ‘supported’ the team’s decision.

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Burlesque performer “Maggie McMuffin”—who gave her stage name for articles about the incident—attempted to board her flight when the crew informed her that the shorts she was wearing were too short.

You can be the judge:

Maggie McMuffin denied boarding @JetBlue flight due to short shorts: #WTHRSunrise

— (@WTHRcom) May 31, 2016

JetBlue said McMuffin was not denied boarding, but McMuffin said was asked to either rebook on a different flight or change her clothes. She chose the latter:

The airline offered McMuffin a $162 flight credit and an apology. She said it wasn’t enough.

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