Arrested for sharing a blanket

Old Jul 27, 17, 5:57 am
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Arrested for sharing a blanket

Passenger on PTY-LIM seated in Clase Ejecutiva tried to give her blanket to her son seated in economica.

http://www.lucidez.pe/nacional/denun...copa-airlines/

I suppose there's more to the story, although the other passengers seem very willing to support the arrestee. I've passed my blanket back to my family before, with no interaction whatsoever from the crew.
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Old Jul 27, 17, 12:37 pm
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I've passed my blanket back to my family before, with no interaction whatsoever from the crew.
Likewise and I've only just learned that business passengers aren't supposed to keep the blankets. I've openly taken my blanket of the plane numerous times and have never been challenged.

My guess is the flight attendant just had a bad day at work
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Old Jul 28, 17, 2:03 am
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Do you take blankets and towels home from hotels, too?
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Old Jul 28, 17, 2:04 am
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Originally Posted by Fl0rence View Post
Likewise and I've only just learned that business passengers aren't supposed to keep the blankets. I've openly taken my blanket of the plane numerous times and have never been challenged.

My guess is the flight attendant just had a bad day at work
Are you serious???
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Old Jul 28, 17, 9:35 am
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Do you take blankets and towels home from hotels, too?
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Are you serious???
I'm elderly and years ago I asked a flight attendant whether it was appropriate to take a blanket and they said it was fine. It's been so long I can't remember which airline. I have only traveled in business class for the last quarter of a century.
I assumed it was the same for all airlines and have never been challenged. Mostly I would use them for my small dog when traveling before he passed away. A lovely little Min Pin.
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Old Jul 28, 17, 10:11 am
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Weird. But just to let you know, business class blankets are not for taking. Neither is cutlery in restaurants or bathrobes in hotels.
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Old Jul 28, 17, 10:24 am
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Coincidentally, in one episode where I took a blanket back to my family, I later discovered it in my wife's carry on at the hotel. She said she just collected everything from the row where she was seated with the kids (dolls, toys, iPads, snacks) and stuffed it in the bag in a rush to deplane.
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