Daily Archives: October 5, 2007

Airlines And Dress Codes

Southwest Airlines stepped in it again on the whole clothing thing.  On Sunday a Southwest  supervisor told a passenger to "change his sexually suggestive T-shirt, turn it inside-out or get off the plane," according to the St. Petersburg Times.

The T-shirt in question promoted a fictional "Master Baiters" fishing shop. Southwest changed its mind and apologized. (I’m at least as offended by the pun as the double entendre.)

I actually don’t have much of a problem with airlines enforcing a dress code. Restaurants do it. I think the problem is that Southwest hasn’t really been clear about what its standards are.

So let’s help them figure it out. Take my poll on what’s appropriate plane-wear.

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