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As reported by DailyMail, Delta Airlines flight 468 out of JFK headed to Israel was delayed when a group of Orthodox Jewish men refused to sit in their assigned seats that were next to women.
Delta 468 Delayed Because Orthodox Jewish Men Refuse To Sit Next Women On Flight
The women who were assigned to sit on either side of the men, also refused to move their seats and claimed discrimination according to the article. The article says that, “the stand-off was eventually resolved when an American travelling to Israel offered to change seats.”
What do you think about this situation? Apparently, this is a common issue. What do you think should be done so that everyone feels comfortable during their flight?
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