Delta Reacts To Ann Coulter's Criticism, Twitter Supports Airline

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Per MarketWatch, the conservative pundit was incensed when Delta staff moved her Saturday from what she says was her prebooked "extra room" seat on a flight out of New York's LaGuardia Airport to Florida.

Coulter's Twitter tirade started on Saturday, when she said she was forced to give up her extra-legroom seat on a flight from NY to Florida.

Coulter claimed she was upset over the alleged seat change because she took the time to "investigate" Delta's aircraft and meticulously chose her "pre-booked seat".

At the time of boarding, Delta "inadvertently" moved Coulter to another window seat in the same row, when working to accommodate several passengers with seating requests.

The carrier said it will refund the $30.00 Coulter paid for her preferred seat.

She also tweeted, Delta training is "inducing normal ppl to brutally torture fellow man". She tweeted she was moved "w/o explanation, compensation or apology". She insulted the woman who got her seat, calling her "Dachshund-legged".

"We are aware of the customer's comments and we're reaching out to her to address the complaints", Anthony Black of Delta said, adding that the airline was still looking into the situation. Back in April when a doctor was dragged off a Louisville, Ky. -bound United Airlines flight, Coulter shared her own take.

Coulter was forced to give up additional leg room on a flight, by having her seat changed, according to the Daily Mail.

Delta said it had learned about her complaint only after she began tweeting after the flight landed.

Delta said that Coulter originally booked seat 15F, which is located by the window in an exit row.

"Additionally", they continued, "your insults about our other customers and employees are unacceptable and unnecessary".

Delta said that all passengers complied and crew members reported no problems.

The outspoken commentator not only conveyed her fury in a tweet, but she took pictures of the other passengers in her area as well as the airline attendants to apparently prove her point on her cramped surroundings.

"Only people like Ann Coulter could make one take the side of the airline". After almost a day, Delta replied and took her to task on Twitter.

Delta expects mutual civility throughout the entire travel experience.

As a result, Coulter didn't actually lose any of the extra legroom on which she spent $30.

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