Skip to comments.Man who flies in women's lingerie --and little else-- says he wants to make travel fun
Posted on 06/24/2011 9:52:44 PM PDT by TheDingoAteMyBaby
His name is Howard, and he likes to fly while dressed in women's lingerie.
That's about all that is known of the mystery U.S. Airways passenger catapulted to international prominence this week via Internet blogs after he was photographed at Concourse E, Gate 9 of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on June 9 while waiting to board a flight to Phoenix.
Howard's distinguishing characteristics: He smiles with his mouth closed, and he was dressed in nothing more than blue women's lingerie, black stockings, high-heeled shoes and a tasteful, transparent white sweater. He accessorized with a black choker, and a wristwatch.
Greg Meyer, an airport spokesman, said there is no dress code that would prevent Howard or anyone else from flying in lingerie, as long as it does not compromise the safety of the flight or fellow passengers.
"There's not a lot we can say or do,'' Meyer said. "It's a very diverse community, and people come in all sorts of garb.''
The photograph of Howard, taken by a fellow passenger who said others had complained to the crew about him, sparked a mild controversy because just a few days later the same airline had another passenger removed from a flight for refusing the pilot's orders to pull up his sagging pants.
That passenger, 20-year-old Dashon Marman, was booked on suspicion of trespassing, battery and resisting arrest. He is a football player at the University of New Mexico.
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I hear that he isn’t a tease either.
Kook is as kook does.
Now, I hate looking at young men’s underwear, but I’d rather sit next to the football guy than the women’s lingerie guy. At least the football player is a man, I’m not sure what the blue bra and panties guy is, but that ain’t a man, baby. That’s a freak.
Compared to that, I would rather see a passenger in saggy pants.
“His name is Howard, and he likes to fly while dressed in women’s lingerie.”
Wasn’t this an Ed Wood movie?
Does Dan Chang, the reporter, sound a little obsessed?
There's your problem right there, Ace.
He’s a lumber jack and he’s okay...
“There’s not a lot we can say or do,’’ Meyer said. “It’s a very diverse community, and people come in all sorts of garb.”
Lets all celebrate mental illness.
He’s just the president of the Weiner fan club. Great thing for the kiddies to see.
In a saner time he would be herded off to a rubber room or having his head candled at a local sanitarium.
The passengers should all refuse to board the plane if the perv is allowed to fly like that.
there is no way I would sit on a plane with the likes of him.....the common expectation is that people in public are clothed and I would demand my money back....
The old days, when people dressed when they left the house:
I wonder what would happen if someone showed up in mail and a Knights Templar surcoat . . .
But that’s a picture from America when it was sane... before it devolved into the pathetic, degenerate cesspool that it has now become.
What could possibly be more fun than sitting next to some big, fat, hairy guy wearing women’s underwear?
An airline would be wise to have ten good looking gals on every flight as passengers dressed in lingerie.
Then the liberals would find issues with this.
Judging by old TV shows like Leave it to Beaver, people dressed up inside their homes too.
I wonder their little people xray machine would penetrate chain mail?
The TSA screener probably would get a hernia trying to pat down some in mail. LOL
So, what if a woman showed up to fly in her underwear? This is ludicrous. He should not have been allowed on the plane. He wouldn’t be allowed in a restaurant, would he? or would he....I wouldn’t want to be in THAT restaurant!
Seinfeld had an episode where he was on a train and found himself in conversation with a large, corpulent man, who he pledged to get naked with if the Mets win the penent. Reminds me of this.
fun for .... perverts?
Charlie Chan say: “Man who flies in women’s lingerie must keep fly in lingerie”.
On the other hand, this guy is the one person on the aircraft you can be certain isn’t hiding a weapon or smuggling a bomb on board. Anything can be hidden under the modest all-covering burka. With this outfit, not so much.
Is this the guy that sent that Southwest Airlines pilot over the edge?
You know-the guy who was ranting about gays, grannies and grandes?
There's your problem right there, Ace.
You got it.
Goverment, with all its moralistic "discrimination" laws and regulations, probably makes enforcing any kind of dress code at a public transportation hub so risky that all they can really do is throw up their hands. They'd constantly be fending off race or sexual orientation discrimination charges. Government punishes harshly for discrimination. Maybe the airlines would like to be more moral and make it impossible for a guy like this to inflict himself on their paying public, but the government gets in the way.
Just one small illustration of how less government would lead to a more moral society.
“Greg Meyer, an airport spokesman, said there is no dress code that would prevent Howard or anyone else from flying in lingerie, as long as it does not compromise the safety of the flight or fellow passengers. “
So the kid showing his underwear with the saggy PJ pants would have been allowed on the flight if he had on women’s underwear instead of boxers, I presume.
Back when the world was sane, the insane were locked up in institutions.
Today they fly around in Lingerie and some get elected to Congress.
Good point. Clinton shut down all the places for the unbalanced and now, unless imprisoned by the criminal justice system, they are your neighbors.
A sad, pathetic 65-year-old. Retirement drives some plain nuts.
The way he is dressed in this article would get him arrested and on the sex offenders list, not on an airplane. This is a hoax!
this is called “fun?”
If he wanted to make travel fun, he wouldn’t be flying in the first place.
Flying was “Fun” when I could smoke on an overseas fight.
Flying was “Fun” when they actually had food on board.
Flying was “Fun” when I used to get free drinks from hot young stewardess’s named Mindy just because I was an American serviceman.
Flying was “Fun” when the only pat down you got was from a gal you had drinks with in the Rome airport.
Howard is not fun.
This is just one more reason why we haven’t flown in over 6 years and will never fly again for as long as we live.
Why are you expecting consistency from the mentally ill people in charge of our society? Just be glad you are being ordered to wear a pancake on your head in celebration of the Feast of the Solstice.