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This Man Claims United Airlines Offered Compensation To A Disrespectful Passenger

By Mark Pygas

It's been a rough week for United Airlines. First, a 10-month-old bulldog puppy died from suffocation on a flight from Houston to New York after a flight attendant insisted that the animal be stored in an overhead bin.

"United is apologizing for a "tragic accident that should never have occured" on flight 1284 last night where a passenger was ordered by a flight attendant to put a bag containing her dog in the overhead bin. The dog died inflight," one user wrote on Twitter.

And yesterday, it emerged that the airline had accidentally shipped a family's 10-year-old German Shepherd, Irgo, from Oregon to Japan when he was supposed to meet the family in Kansas. The family was instead met at the airport by someone else's Great Dane