NBA teams have always traveled on private chartered flights, but the WNBA does not have this facility.
With the recent worldwide attention toward WNBA star Brittany Griner, players around the league have begun to worry about their colleague’s commercial flights.
There has reportedly been discussion among WNBA players that Griner needs to make the charter trip to protect her “personal safety”.
Christina Williams said, “There have been discussions with the league about the need for a travel charter for Brittany Griner and the players have generally accepted and supported the idea that it is necessary for their personal safety.” ” Report.
The sports world took to Twitter to react to these reports.
“They all need to fly charter,” wrote one fan.
“Keep applying the pressure ladies,” said another.
Another said, “A fascinating wrinkle to the ongoing saga of WNBA teams commuting from road games via commercial flights. BG is so recognizable now that sitting in coach or business class is actually a safer option for her.” Not there.”
For the time being, the WNBA has ruled that no team can fly a charter unless the entire league has the ability to do so.