Woman Kicked Off Flight For Bringing On A Peacock

A woman was turned away from her United Airlines flight in Newark, NJ for trying to bring on her peacock. The woman claimed she bought a seat for the exotic bird as it was her emotional support bird.



The airline says that they’ve seen a steady 75% increase each year of people requesting boarding with their emotional support animals however airlines are cracking down on this. Airlines are now requiring more documentation about the pet’s training and behavior. Here’s a news report with United Airlines response.