Scott Jordan, Chief Executive Officer and founder of SCOTTEVEST/SeV Travel Clothing, alleges that the editorial staff of Sky, the official on-board magazine for Delta Air Lines, has rejected an advertisement he wanted to place in that magazine because it markets its products as a means to “stay organized and avoid extra baggage fees” with “the most stylish way to beat the system.”
However, does buying products from SCOTTEVEST/SeV Travel Clothing really help passengers avoid extra baggage fees? Does Sky magazine have the right to refuse advertising any way they choose as they see fit, and is this alleged refusal a way of protecting the business of Delta Air Lines? Is this issue legitimate, or simply a public relations tactic?
The story, as well as the controversial advertisements, a link to a video statement by Mr. Jordan, and links to related news and social media Internet web sites can be found here. Judge for yourself.
What do you think?