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US airlines unofficially take note of passengers who dress to impress

Airlines frequently oversell flights and cast their gaze on the status list first, then the miles, and also for special people such as pregnant women to upgrade. After that, they look at the best- dressed on the flight.

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IT MAY matter what air travellers wear on the plane.

That's not just the case for the legging-wearing teenage girls denied boarding on a United Airlines flight this spring. The two girls were flying on United's pass programme, which lets friends or relatives of airline...