1 Jun 2017

Hen Party Kicked Off Flight for Wearing ‘Offensive’ T-shirts

Jet2 plane taking off

An 18-strong hen party was thrown off a Jet2 flight for wearing ‘offensive’ T-shirts. The group, aged between 35-60, were asked by the airline to leave the plane, without warning, for wearing T-shirts with ‘offensive’ language which read “b*tches on tour”.  The airline did not give the party the opportunity to change or cover the offending articles of clothing.

The party then had to cough up a further £2,000 for another flight to Majorca. Bride-to-be Miss Green, due to wed in August, said “Part of me doesn’t even want to get married now, I just feel like something will end up going wrong on the day”.

One of the group was told by a crew member that “because of the current terrorism threat they were clamping down on all their rules – one of which is offensive T-shirts”.

Whilst we sympathise with the views of other travellers who did not want to be exposed to the offensive t-shirts, it seems likely that a more amicable solution could have been found rather than kicking the party off their flight (such as asking the party to cover the T-shirts with outer clothing). This seems to be part of a growing trend of airlines taking a very cavalier approach to deciding who can and can’t fly, regardless of booking status.

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