Do businesses — in this case airlines — have any obligation to try to accommodate this sort of religious requirement? (The “standard” comparison: what if my religion says I shouldn’t sit next to members of a particular race? Does that comparison illuminate or obscure?) >>>
…Airlines, and flight attendants, are often caught in the middle. Morgan Durrant, a Delta Air Lines spokesman, acknowledged the phenomenon, saying: “This is a dynamic of some customers who utilize our service. We’re aware of it, and we do what we can to get ahead of it prior to boarding.”….