As the news of United Airlines mistakenly flying a pet German Shepherd dog to Japan spread online, Netizens slammed the airlines for being careless and heartless. Twitter users are now urging everyone to boycott the airlines and want the staff to be fired.
The eight-year expansion plan calls for replacing one of O'Hare's existing terminals with a new global terminal, where United and American would be relocated. Other terminals would be renovated to expand gate capacity. Construction is scheduled to begin next year.
According to the travel waiver, the change fee and any difference in fare will be waived for new United flights departing on or before November 18, 2017, as long as travel is rescheduled in the originally ticketed cabin (any fare class) and between the same cities as originally ticketed.
Simon was found dead in a kennel at O'Hare Airport in Chicago following the journey. The rabbit had been placed in United Airlines kennel while awaiting connecting flight to Kansas City, where his new owners were set to pick him up, CBS News reported.
Shirley Yamauchi said she hopes her lawsuit will help protect other passengers from this type of treatment. "United said they would change and I want to see that happen. I don't want anymore passengers possibly in danger," she said.