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Men booted off flight for texting in Arabic

Men booted off flight for texting in Arabic
Two Muslim men who were booted off an Alaska Airlines flight nearly a year ago for texting in Arabic are still awaiting reparations, they said Monday.

Two Muslim men who were booted off an Alaska Airlines flight nearly a year ago for texting in Arabic are still awaiting reparations, they said Monday.An Alaska Airlines jetliner (David Zalubowski/AP) A fellow first-class passenger noticed Arabic text messages on one of their phones.And the Port of Seattle Police Department quoted its responding officer as saying, “An Alaska Airlines manager told me there was a misunderstanding .Alaska Airlines even went so far as to empty the bathroom tank because one of the men had relieved himself in it, the Washington State chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (WA-CAIR) said.

” Once all the drama was over, Alaska Airlines rebooked them onto later, separate flights, CAIR-WA said, bringing them to San Francisco too late to complete their itinerary, “and too traumatized to benefit from any part of their trip.We call on Alaska Airlines to address the mistreatment of these men once and for all.

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