United Airlines responded to criticism it received on Sunday after it barred two teenage girls from boarding a flight because they were wearing leggings. The story came to light after Shannon Watts, an activist who witnessed the exchange at an airport in Denver, tweeted about it early Sunday. "A @united gate agent isn’t letting girls in leggings get on flight from Denver to Minneapolis because spandex is not allowed?" Watts tweeted.
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The latest travel ban appears to include yoga gear. On Sunday, a United Airlines gate agent stopped two girls from boarding a flight from Denver to Minneapolis for wearing leggings, according to a live account of the debacle by Shannon Watts, a fellow passenger and founder of Moms Demand Action, a grassroots movement to end gun violence. “She’s forcing them to change or put dresses on over leggings or they can’t board,” she tweeted. “Since when does @united police women’s clothing?” Responding on Twitter, United Airlines, a unit of United Continental Holdings UAL, +0.64% , tweeted that such decisions were at the discretion of a gate agent and said it has the right to refuse transport for passengers
By Naomi Tajitsu and Maki Shiraki TOKYO (Reuters) - After three decades building an airplane from scratch, Michimasa Fujino, 56, chief engineer of the Hondajet, might have to reach a ripe old age to see Honda Motor Co's pet aviation project recoup its development costs. Honda has declined to reveal the costs, but the automaker has been researching aircraft development since 1986, and Richard Aboulafia, vice president of analysis at aerospace consulting firm Teal Group, thinks it has likely spent roughly $1 billion on the jet program since the early 2000s - more than double the $400 million typical for similar jets. The company that gave the world the Honda Civic, which revolutionized compact cars in the United States in the 1970s, is betting its $4.5 million dollar, six-seater light business jet, the first aircraft developed by an automaker since World War Two, will expand the fuel-efficient private jet market.
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Floyd Mayweather has said that he respects Conor McGregor's prediction that the Irishman will "shock the world" in a boxing fight. McGregor and Mayweather are reportedly close to sealing their boxing super fight with the former recently stating that he would finish off the five-weight world champion. "I feel he's entitled to feel the way he wants to feel," Mayweather told FightHype.