There is nothing worse than being on a flight where some guy is hogging the aisle and blocking you from going to the bathroom. Add a few legs and the scent of a farm animal and you have a real boar disrupting your flight.
It's bad enough when you are stuffed like sausage on a plane during the holidays but one woman had no mercy for her fellow travelers. She decided to bring her pet pig on a US Airways flight in Connecticut on Wednesday. But her voyage didn't last very long as passengers got wind that that wasn't a duffle bag she had over her shoulder as she boarded the plane.
Before the flight took off, her four-legged little ham-shaped friend started getting nervous and began pacing up and down the aisle.
Jonathan Skolnik, a professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst just happened to be the lucky one who was seated next to the swine.
"It was a pig on a leash, and we could smell it," he said. Skolnick was not happy about the seating arrangements. “She tethered it to the arm rest next to me and started to deal with her stuff — but the pig was walking back and forth,” the New York Post reported.
Crew members asked her to leave as passengers just were not interested in hearing "wee wee wee" all the way home.
The pig was orginally allowed on the plane because it is an emotional support animal. Emotional support animals — including pigs — are allowed on flights, under federal rules drafted in 2012.
Experts and animal lovers say pigs make great support animals for people who are allergic to dogs. They are very smart and they are quick to learn.
What's that saying -- "when pigs fly?"