American Airlines crew is “not comfortable” with a Muslim-men are on the run, and they claim to be

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Two Muslim men have filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Transportation against American Airlines, knowing that their flight had been canceled once they’ve been racially profiled by the department.

“It was the most horrible, humiliating day of my life,” said one of the men said at a news conference on Thursday, Fox 4 reported.


On Saturday, Abderraoof Alkhawaldeh, and Issam Abdallah were traveling separately, of Birmingham, Ala., to make their homes in the future, on board a flight operated by Mesa Airlines, a regional airline that operates as American Eagle. After boarding the ship, the men, who knew each other from the Muslim community in Dallas, texas, and was in england to discuss plans for schools in Africa through an organization, according to Fox 4 to start waving to each other from their seats, or so they say.

The plane was reportedly delayed for maintenance, the problem, at which point it Located in the use of the toilet. When he arrived, but he says he’s a flight attendant standing right outside the door, as she was all the time.”

The whole flight was finally cancelled and all passengers were deplaned. However, Alkhawaldeh, and Located a claim that they were being followed by security at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth airport, while waiting for another flight.

“The crew, they called the police at the airport, and she said that [she] was not comfortable to fly with these guys,” said Abdullah, a local leader in the Dallas Muslim community, he said Thursday during a news conference at the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. He added that he was told that he was being investigated because he was “twice washed” in the toilet.

The two men’s bags searched by TSA agents in Birmingham.


When reached for comment, American Airlines, confirmed that it was one of the crew members, and passengers who had concerns.

American Airlines Flight 5886, operated by Mesa Airlines flights from Birmingham to Dallas-Fort Worth on Sept. 14, was canceled due to objections raised by one of the members of the crew and passengers. The us and its regional partners have made a commitment to the safety and security concerns raised by the members of the crew and passengers very seriously.”

When reached for comment, American Airlines, confirmed that it was one of the crew members, and passengers who had concerns.

In addition, a review of Saturday’s incident, the airline also said it reached both men, as well.

“We are committed to providing a positive experience for everyone who travels with us. Our team has been working on Includes a review of the incident, and we’ve done it to the Lord, Alkhawaldeh, and Mr Abdullah to get a better understanding of their experience.”

The airline also confirmed that the two men, along with the other passengers of the cancelled flight have been rebooked on the next flight to Dallas.


Alkhawaldeh, to be a Muslim motivational speaker, and AAdvantage Executive Platinum members, per The Dallas Morning News, has called the whole ordeal “is not acceptable.”

“I’m literally having a hard time sleeping some nights,” he said at a press conference.

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