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Really. No words can perfectly describe how utterly moronic this is.
He just swapped seats with his wife, I presume, so it wasn't the worst move ever.
Still a ridiculous policy.
which i'd fucking well hope considering he's a hedge fund manager who lives in switzerland.
his stand would not have held up the flight for everybody. it would be the stewards stand that would delay it.....he should have said to the steward "are you calling me a pervert?" cos that is essentially what the steward is doing, telling him that he looks like someone who is a molester.....he could have retorted to the whole cabin...."I wouldnt eat anything this steward gives you, you dont know where he's had his hands"
Sorry I know im being hyperbolic....but if he objects enough to sue, then he should have said at the time....or demanded extra special compensation......srsly waiting till you can sue in the courts is actually treating the courts with contempt, its pathetic both by the airline......then by the steward being such a prat as to try to enforce such a ridiculous rule when it is obvious that he is sitting with his pregnant wife If the steward thought that the wife would be party to any inpropriaty then the steward should also not let the child sit next to a pregnant woman.......if the steward had applied any sense then this wouldnt have happened........but finally the bloke concerned is spineless and babyish to want to complain later but not then.
Litigation culture victim culture these are the things being reinforced here....
sorry what it really boils down to is that the streward was saying he thought the bloke might be a pervert and a monster..........I would not take that.
That everyone is assumed to be a paedophile or child abuser. Mental and wrong.
he looks like a pervert. I wouldn't sit next to him on public transport.
I got mega felt up on a train by a really scary man, who was pretending to be asleep to other passangers and staff, and nobody did anything. It's really difficult to stand up in front of a carriage of people and just announce "erm, guys, this man has been gradually stroking my leg and has now just gone for my fanny." When I eventually did tell him to fuck off, nobody did anything to help or even said anything to me.
Also, would a solution for this be to not allow any men to sit next to you?
I'm not defending the policy. Just saying it's not a totally wrong idea on those grounds. He should not be able to sue for this.
I don't think anyone could argue with the notion that a child travelling alone could be at risk, but you would hope the staff on a plane would make sure they know to tell them if anything's wrong.
What I don't like is the notion that a child could be sat apart from their parents. Surely the airline should move people so they're together. You must be able to find people who are flying single who'd accept being moved?
don't really care where the proceeds go tbh. it still costs fuckloads of money for the court system, other people should be made aware they don't have cause of action in bullshit like this.
Don't talk utter rubbish. This is a batshit crazy policy, and the implications of it are totally fucked up.
you're the real batty bastard.
abused their own children (if they had any) or those of relatives, so presumably these kids won't be able to sit next to any men.
Oh and what with the whole Vanessa George fiasco and the ongoing stream of dopey council estate mums and female teachers who can't keep their hands off underage cock, presumably they won't be able to sit next to women either.
Separate flights for kids with enhanced CRB checked flight crew and special anti-paedo sky marshals...coming soon.
I fancy his son.
women can sit at the back of the plane and look after all the children and babies and men can sit at the front in peace and quiet.
when baby's are involved. They should go in the hold.