The incident took place on United Airlines Flight 1737 which was headed from Houston (IAH) to Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR).
(Photo: Courtesy of Michael Hohl)A bride and groom headed to Costa Rica for their wedding got kicked off their United flight out of Houston on Saturday afternoon.
“The way United Airlines handled this was really absurb.”Despite their flight delay, their wedding is still planned for Thursday.
United Airlines recently made headlines after a doctor was violently dragged off a flight as seen in a video that went viral.
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by: Nicole Moschella, Rare.us Updated: Apr 16, 2017 – 7:35 PMHOUSTON – A couple on the way to their wedding were reportedly removed from a flight after moving to an empty row on a United Airlines flight.
A flight attendant reportedly approached them and asked if they were in their ticketed seats.
Hohl and Maxwell explained they had moved up as to not disturb the sleeping passenger in their row and had asked for upgraded seats but were denied.
They were able to get on another plane the next day and arrived in Costa Rica to celebrate their wedding Thursday.
As it stated in They were booked on another flight the following day, but Hohl tells KHOU-TV they won’t be flying United again.
According to KHOU-TV, the couple explained the situation and asked for an upgrade, but were told to go back to their seats.
Hohl said he was approached by a flight attendant who asked if they were in the right seat.
Not wanting to disturb the man, the couple says they moved to different seats and let him carry on sleeping.
They said the flight was half full with multiple empty rows, so they decided to sit three rows up, assuming they were in the clear.
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