Unaccompanied 15-year old bumped from flight…that was Easy(Jet)

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Young Caspar Read was traveling from London to Toulouse to visit his grandparents. At least…until he was involuntarily bumped from the flight and left alone at the gate.

Sorry bud, we need your seat

EasyJet, a British low cost carrier, had overbooked Read’s flight, and rather than pick an adult passenger, they somehow settled on bumping him so that another passenger could be accommodated. Read was already boarded and settled in his window seat at this point!

Caspar was then left at the gate alone while his flight took off without him. He had to text his mom to ask her to come back and fetch him. With no money for transportation, he would have been stranded.

Um…minors shouldn’t be the first to be bumped

Undoubtedly, an airline should accommodate…

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