The man was claiming his shirt gun logo got him kicked off a flight.
A professional skateboarder claims he was kicked off a Frontier Airlines flight for wearing a sweater that was offended by another passenger.
Justin Mallory is to speak about the incident, which, he says, took place in March 2nd in Atlanta when he tried to board a plane on the way to Phoenix, Ariz. for attending a skating event. Mallory is to claim that he was discriminated against because his shirt is the logo shows two guns with the words “Big Black Cookie” written above, Fox 5 reports.
Justin Mallory is to speak about the incident, which, he says, took place on March 2 in Atlanta when he tried to board a plane on the way to Phoenix, AZ.
“Your husband is taken from a flight for wearing a Big Black Cookie hoodie,” Mallory told the crowd that gathered Wednesday for a press conference with his attorney, Mawuli Davis.
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Davis said Mallory ‘ s manager/friend called Frontier immediately after the incident and was allegedly told by the airline that He was removed because his sweater is made of a other passenger feel uncomfortable, Fox 5 reports.
The man’s manager/friend called Frontier immediately after the incident and was allegedly told by the airline that he was removed because his shirt is created of a other passenger feel uncomfortable.
“You have the right to wear this kind of artistic design …you have that right not to be discriminated against,” Davis said to Fox 5.
Frontier Airlines denies the allegations and said He was removed because he was “disruptive.”
“According to incident reports, Justin, Mallory was removed from his flight on March 2, 2018, because it is disruptive and not in accordance with crew member instructions. He was arguing, prior to boarding when you are asked to check on a skateboard. It is a Groundbreaking policy that skateboards are not allowed in the cabin. After eventually checking the post, of the passenger on board the plane and continued to exhibit disruptive behavior. Frontier Airlines takes the safety and security of our flights, and all of our customers, seriously and it was determined that the passenger should not fly. We refunded the passenger’s ticket to him, to other travel services,” the airline said in a statement to Fox 5.
Frontier denies the allegations and says the man was removed because he was disruptive.
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Frontier Airlines not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Alexandra Deabler is a Lifestyle writer and editor for Fox News.