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SouthWest Goes Full-On WOKE, Would YOU Give Up Your Seat?

Airlines don’t really make money anyway, but does Southwest want to go broke?

Long lauded as ‘the people’s airline’, Southwest Airlines has long been a case study in business books on how to manage a company well—even in an industry wrought by profitability problems.

Unfortunately, in recent years the airline company has slowly inched toward the woke side of things and taken dictates from the federal government to forcefully inject pilots with experimental medicines.

As part of that long walk into the woke morass, Southwest Airlines has announced a new policy known as the “Customers of Size” policy.

This policy rewards plus-sized people who cannot fit into one seat with an extra seat free of charge.

Now, I don’t mind this so much, I think it’s stupid to encourage obesity, but as long as it’s not hurting anyone else then whatever.

Of course, the policy doesn’t end there. As part of Southwest’s “Customers of Size” policy, an extra seat will be given to the obese person even if there are no other seats available.

That’s right, Southwest Airlines might potentially kick a skinny person off of an airplane to shuttle someone around who takes up two seats—at no extra charge!

The official policy is that the passengers will just be shuffled around the plane, but what if there are no extra seats? What then?

We have seen airlines throw paying customers off of the flights because airline staff wanted their seats, can we really trust them not to throw us off the planes to fulfill some woke agenda?

Does this sound like good business to you? Let us know what you think in the comments section!

The New York Post outlined the new policy:

“Customers who encroach upon any part of the neighboring seat(s) may proactively purchase the needed number of seats prior to travel to ensure the additional seat(s) is available.

The purchase of additional seats serves as a notification of a special seating need and allows us to adequately plan for the number of occupied seats on board.

It also helps us ensure we can accommodate all customers on the flight for which they purchased a ticket and avoid asking customers to relinquish their seats for unplanned accommodation.”

Many individuals slammed the Southwest policy for being discriminatory, not to mention unfair, toward skinnier and normal-sized people.

Fox Business added:

TikTokers who have recently discovered the policy have amassed hundreds of thousands of views on the platform showing themselves walking up to Southwest Airlines employees and successfully nailing down their extra seat(s) on Southwest flights free of charge.

A self-described “Fat Solo Traveler” posted a video on TikTok that went viral, obtaining nearly 1,000,000 views since October, showing how she got a complimentary seat.


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