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Airline Won't Refund Dying Man's Ticket

Despite taking criticism for its policy, Spirit Airlines has refused to refund the $197 ticket of a 76-year-old with esophageal cancer whose doctor told him he can't fly. Jerry Meekins, 76, of Clearwater, Fla., bought the ticket to Atlantic City to see his daughter. But his doctor told him he has months to live and his immune system is so compromised a flight would definitely make him ill.
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Dying veteran protests Spirit Airlines' no-refund policy

News : Field Notes (3 years ago)

Jerry Meekins, who is battling cancer, has a new foe: Spirit Airlines. Meekins recently purchased an airline ticket from Spirit Airlines to visit his daughter in New Jersey. "Two weeks after I bought the ticket, I found out I was te... Read Post

Spirit Airlines Won’t Refund Dying Veteran’s Ticket

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

Florida resident and 76 year-old Vietnam war veteran Jerry Meekins recently purchased a ticket from Spirit Airlines to visit his daughter in New Jersey. But soon after he bought the ticket, his doctors informed him that he is dying ... Read Post

Spirit Airlines Dispute With Dying Marine Is a Disgrace to America (VIDEO)

Lifestyle : The Stir By CafeMom: News & Views (3 years ago)

Post by Jeanne Sager So much for the friendly skies. A Marine fighting a battle with esophageal cancer has been told by Spirit Airlines that they don't care that the veteran is dying. They won't give Jerry Meekins a refund for the p... Read Post


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