Ann Coulter Slams Delta on Twitter Amid Seat Dispute; Delta Fires Back

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Delta Airlines has offered conservative firebrand Ann Coulter a $30 refund after she flew into a rage Saturday for being booted from her "extra room seat" on a flight.

Delta's statement came in response to Coulter's bashing of the airline on Twitter. However, the air carrier got a chance to turn around its public perception after Coulter went on a raging Twitter rant and declared it "the worst airline in America" for daring to move her from an aisle seat with "extra legroom" to a window.

Coulter was on Delta Airlines flight 2862 from New York City's LaGuardia Airport to Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla.

" 'Why are you taking me out of the extra room seat I specifically booked, @Delta?' Flight attendant: 'I don't know, ' " Coulter captioned one photo.

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 reason for Coulter's anti-Delta diatribe was a seating change imposed on her by airline staff. Ann was allegedly evicted from her seat - for which she had paid an extra $30 for additional leg room - to make way for another passenger.




Predictably, Coulter's fans lined up behind her and her critics defended and even praised Delta. A flight attendant had "snatch [ed] my ticket out of my hand", explaining only that an "emergency" necessitated the change, she said.

The airline's statement appeared only to incense Ms. Coulter, who continued the fight late into Sunday night and early Monday morning.

Less than 24 hours before takeoff, according to the airline, Coulter switched her selection to 15D - an aisle seat in the same row.

Delta through a prepared statement released on Sunday said that it was disappointed that a passenger chose to attack its employees as well as other customers publicly by posting slanderous and derogatory comments as well as photos across social media.

Delta said that Coulter originally booked seat 15F, which is located by the window in an exit row. "I have pictures so don't lie, @Delta!". At least one outlet reported that Coulter was asked to move so a female passenger could sit in the same row with her family.

Each of our employees is charged with treating each other as well as our customers with dignity and respect.

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