Delta Just Roasted United On Twitter Over Leggings Incident

After two adolescent girls were rejected during the boarding process on a United Airlines flight for wearing leggings, Delta delivered a serious burn.

In an ultimate Twitter rebuttal, Delta took aim at United after the airline went under fire for disallowing "girls in leggings" from boarding a flight. 

Apparently, Spandex is prohibited, and the girls were forced to change into alternative clothing, The Washington Post reports.

United later responded to the uproar. 

CNN reports that the particular passengers — who, according to The Washington Post, are teen girls — were flying via United's travel perk program. These passengers are allegedly required to dress presentably. 

But are leggings really a breach of presentable clothes?

"Our regular passengers are not going to be denied boarding because they are wearing leggings or yoga pants," United spokesperson Jonathan Guerin said to The Washington Post. "But when flying as a pass traveler, we require pass travelers to follow rules, and that is one of those rules."

A very strange and seemingly sexist rule, at that.

Noting the madness, Delta swooped in and destroyed what was left of United. 

Twitter was here for it. 

While some questioned Delta's dress code policy, the airline had a pretty solid answer.

Ten points for Delta.  

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