United Airlines - five major PR disasters for embattled US air carrier

1. They caused a major row over leggings
2. Claims that they killed a passenger’s dog (Credit: Facebook - Kathleen Considine)
3. They had a pilot go on a rant about Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and her divorce
4. They received the largest fine in American history for tarmac delays
5. They've repeatedly told breastfeeding women to cover up

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

It’s not been a good couple of days for United Airlines.

The airline is riding out a major Twitter storm over their violent removal of a man from an overbooked plane from Chicago to Louisville just so they could make room for their staff members.

But the history of the airline was already a little bit chequered, shows they’re never really far from controversy.

Take a look at five of their biggest PR disasters in the gallery above.