back to article files elderly passengers under 'livestock'

A round of applause for today for confirming many passengers' suspicions as to how airlines view their customers. Try this answer to a query regarding "assistance", paying close attention to the category from which it comes:'s answer to elderly passengers' assistance query classifies old timers as …


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  1. Dillon Pyron


    Southwest Airlines says they don't permit any animals onboard. However, on many occasions I've heard more than on few moo's and even one baa while boarding.

  2. Thomas Cardy

    She is not the only one...

    Searching for "Livestock" nets you 148 results, Including "Does easyJet carry wheelchairs?" and "Are babies allowed to fly?".

  3. Karl Lattimer

    Well its better than...

    Dead stock... That old bird that popped it on a BA flight wouldn't have had any available assistance.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    It's better that you don't know...

    Having spent a little time up at the pointy end myself, doing a bit of cloud worrying, I can also report that Seat Ballast is also referred to as "Self-Loading Cargo."

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    While I agree that passengers are treated no better than livestock, I am fairly confident that livestock is not sent by air. Unless you count sheeple.

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