FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - MAY 09: A Spirit Airlines plane lands at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 9, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Yesterday a chaotic scene erupted at the Spirit Airlines counter after flights were canceled which led to passengers getting irate and the police had to move in to restore order. Spirit blamed the delays on its pilots, who are negotiating for a new contract. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
An overweight passenger on a Spirit Airlines flights from Las Vegas to Denver said he was embarrassed and humiliated by the airline when it took away one of two seats he had booked in order to fly more comfortably.