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UPDATED: Ann Coulter vs Delta tweet battle continues

2:10 pm Jul. 16, 2017

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter unleashed a tweetstorm on Delta Air Lines on Saturday night, complaining about being moved out of a particular seat with extra legroom that she pre-booked.

In one tweet Coulter refers to Delta as “the worst airline in America.”

Coulter had booked a preferred seat in the exit row with extra legroom and was moved to a different seat in the same exit row, according to Delta. The airline said

Qatar Airways CEO apologizes for calling U.S. flight attendants ‘grandmothers’

2:02 pm Jul. 12, 2017

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker is apologizing for referring to U.S. airline flight attendants as “grandmothers.”

At a gala in Dublin, Ireland last week to celebrate Qatar Airways’ launch of its Dublin-Doha route, Al Baker told the audience that “the average age of my cabin crew is only 26 years.”

“So there is no need for you to travel on these crap American carriers,” Al Baker said. “You know

Qatar Airways CEO calls U.S. flight attendants ‘grandmothers,’ riling unions and prompting Delta response

5:59 pm Jul. 11, 2017

A remark by Qatar Airways’ CEO referring to U.S. airline flight attendants as
“grandmothers” has sparked an outcry by airline unions.

Qatar Airways flies nonstop from Doha to Atlanta. Its CEO Akbar Al Baker is known for known for his aggressive approach to competition and occasionally biting remarks.

At a gala at an InterContinental hotel in Dublin, Ireland last week to celebrate Qatar Airways’ launch of its Dublin-Doha route, Al Baker told the audience that