Delany Luh said the experience left her feeling "humiliated, violated, scared and filled with anxiety."
Researchers think the U.S. needs to update its safety practices.
"I had no idea what was going on or what the outcome was going to be," a passenger told media.
One in three U.S. flight attendants said they had experienced verbal sexual harassment within the last year, and one in five said they experienced physical abuse.
Passenger Marla Margolis received a vulgar text after leaving a garment bag on a Miami plane, reported WCVB-TV.
United Airlines announced new rules for pets months after a dog died in-flight.
"I have never screamed and cried so much in my life," the passenger said. "American Airlines told me to just wash everything."
One person was killed after an engine failed on a Southwest Airlines flight this week.
The airline chalked it up to an "administrative oversight."
The Indian budget airline said it was investigating the allegations and promised "strict action will be taken if anybody is found guilty."
The passengers were traveling from Delhi to JFK Airport on January 7, but their connecting flight was canceled during a stopover in Moscow.
Female flight attendants won the right to wear trousers, following intense union pressure.
The airline said Mallory became "argumentative" after being asked to check his skateboard.
Nothing brings Democrats and Republicans together like unbridled outrage at United Airlines.
In a statement, United Airlines disputed the story, saying: "At no point was any customer offered compensation for this issue."
"Scariest flight of my life," one passenger wrote on social media.
Dexter didn't make it on the plane, and neither will fake service animals.
Selter posted a video of the incident on Twitter.
Passengers made to sit on the airport tarmac for two hours say staff ordered them to delete videos of the incident.