United Airlines Kills Passenger’s Dog: Time For Airline Reform | Luke Thomas

A United Airlines flight from Houston to New York saw a passenger forced by a flight attendant to put her dog – who was in a TSA-approved carrying case – in the overhead compartment. During the course of the three-hour flight, the dog died, leaving the owners horrified and despondent. While this story itself is unbearably tragic, combined with other notably horrific incidents, it also underscores how there’s not enough competition in the airline industry, Americans have grown accustomed to being abused and over policed and why reform of the industry is so desperately needed.


  1. The owner should be ashamed too. I would have taken my happy ass off the plane with my dog and settled the dispute in other ways. Miss my flight, but my dog wouldn't be dead.

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