The violent scene unfolded at the Dallas Forth Worth International Airport after an argument between a male airport employee and a female passenger turned physical. The woman pushes and slaps the employee who then charges, trips, and punches her before several other men step in to intervene.
The incident which occurred last July was one of many similar incidents that have occurred over the past few years as travel tensions have dramatically increased during the pandemic era.
In the video, a male Spirit Airlines employee is seen engaged in a verbal altercation with a passenger in the Spirit Airlines gate area at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).
The woman seems to have physically touched the man and in response, the employee demands she not do that. He then walks aggressively toward her. At one point another individual appears to intervene when the woman suddenly punches the employee. The employee then becomes irate and furiously charges her while she flees, tripping her and himself in what might have been a mistake or an attempt to tackle her.
They both get to their feet where the man then violently punches her before several other males intervene to separate them. As the yelling continues another male passenger tells the man to “fight him” (in lieu of the woman). The video then ends without any apparent resolution.
Spirit Airlines later responded to the event noting:
We are aware of this altercation. Our vendor at DFW has suspended the agent. Spirit Airlines does not tolerate violence of any kind, and we are working with local law enforcement to investigate this matter.— Spirit Airlines (@SpiritAirlines) August 12, 2022
This incident, like so many before it and many after it, marks a dark era in the travel industry when violent encounters became almost commonplace. Fortunately, they have slowed a bit as society attempts to find some sort of post-pandemic normalcy.
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This employee obviously has issues and in a high stressed profession. Now in defense of him, she (Karen) was in his space. Every altercation stands on it own and after reviewing this video my guess is even if airline hadn’t suspended him he’d say he’s had enough anyway, no job is worth this bullshit.
Shouting slurs then slapping the guy? Fuck that bitch! She got exactly what she deserves. Good for him.
BS!!! That woman apparently felt “white privileged” to think she could strike that agent and not experience the consequences of a sure enough arse whoppin. That agent should sue all ya’ll.
The batch should have been punched more. The employee did just right
She deserves what she got
What do you tell a woman with two black eyes? Nothing, you already told her twice.
Gotta say that Super B Karen got what she deserved.
Unfortunately the agent is not supposed to respond “in kind”. He should’ve turned around and walked away. Now he’s lost his job because of a volatile, out of control, entitled….
She got what she deserved…