Alaska Airlines is being criticized for separating a gay couple that was flying together in order to give their seats to a straight couple.
According to various media reports, passenger David Cooley was flying from New York’s JFK Airport to Los Angeles when the airline flight attendant gave “preferential treatment to a straight couple.”
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Cooley posted about the July 29 incident on Facebook and Twitter.
“I have never been so discriminated against while traveling before,” wrote Cooley on his Facebook page. “I was removed from an Alaska Airlines flight #1407 from John F. Kennedy Airport to LAX to give preferential treatment to a straight couple.”
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