Airline won't allow mother and her six-year-old to sit next to each other

Airline won't allow mother and her six-year-old to sit next to each other

POSTED: Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 10:00am

UPDATED: Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 10:04am

Single parent Jennifer DeYoung keeps a close watch on her 6-year-old son Avery. That is why she became so upset February 20 while flying to a vacation in Orlando, Florida.

DeYoung said she had booked a package deal that included flights, hotel and rental car on the website Orbitz. The flights were to be on Delta Airlines. She said she requested that she and Avery be seated together on the plane.

"On the boarding pass it stated that we were sitting in different rows," recalled DeYoung. She complained to Delta personnel at Minneapolis/Saint Paul International Airport. "The gate agent looked and saw that it was a full flight. He told me that the flight attendants should be able to do something for me, but to go on the plane."

However, DeYoung said the flight attendants were less than helpful. She called them "rude."

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