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Spirit Airlines apologizes to the Park to photograph survivor for flight attendant political statement

The high school junior shared his frustration about the in-flight incident on Twitter.

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor and pro-Second Amendment activist Kyle Kashuv had a bumpy landing on the way to a millennial-forum aimed at the White House Thursday, when a flight attendant on board of his Spirit Airlines flight and shared her feelings about the “march For Our Lives” movement, offensive Kashuv.

Just landed in Baltimore on the @SpiritAirlines and the flight attendant felt compelled to give us all a speech about the march for Our Lives, which openly says on the petition attempts to categorically ban AR-15’s, and everyone clap.

Can something only be non-political, not more?

— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) March 22, 2018

“Just landed in Baltimore on the @SpiritAirlines and the flight attendant felt compelled to give us all a speech about the march for Our Lives, which openly says on the petition attempts to categorically ban AR-15’s, and everyone clapping,” the Park, Fla. high school junior tweeted on March 22. “There may be something just not politics anymore?”

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Although Kashuv the tweet was received with mixed reactions by his 113,000 Twitter followers, the carrier quickly responded to his claim.

While we appreciate that the Members of our Team are individuals, we do not believe that politics should be part of the Guest experience. We are looking into the incident and apologize to all the Guests offended by these comments.

— Spirit Airlines (@SpiritAirlines) March 22, 2018

“While we appreciate that the Members of our Team are individuals, we do not believe that politics should be part of the Guest experience. We are looking into the incident and apologize to all the Guests offended by these comments,” the official account for the Florida headquarters of the airline responded.

That is great to hear. Please keep me posted. https://t.co/TRVSqrEtrd

— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) March 22, 2018

“That is great to hear. Keep me informed,” he replied.

In response to Fox News’ request for comment, Spirit Airlines Communications Director Stephen Schuler, echoing the airline’s statement, word for word.

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According to his Twitter feed, Kashuv has been busy since his arrival in Washington, D. C.

He is the first encounter with the House of Representatives Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, who he described as “really one of the funniest people I have ever met.” Then the student is present at a meeting in the “Alternative White House,” aka the Trump International Hotel, before heading to the White House for the summit.

It Was an honor meeting with @GOPLeader. He is truly one of the funniest people I have ever met.

We discussed many things, including #GrassleyCruz. A great progress! pic.twitter.com/HU37Wcx6xr

— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) March 22, 2018

In anticipation of the event, which he also tweeted his enthusiasm for the hear Ivanka Trump speak.

Just finished a meeting in the Alternate White House, the Trump Hotel. Next time I must stay here. It is beautiful.

On my way to the real @WhiteHouse now. pic.twitter.com/DK7sDSL8Iv

— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) March 22, 2018

Can’t wait to hear you speak! https://t.co/SEOdNy8RcU

— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) March 22, 2018

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News of Kashuv the flight comes a day after CNN cancelled would be his first one-on-one interview on the network, scheduled for March 21. The appearance was reportedly cancelled after Kashuv retweeted a story to describe anchor Brooke Baldwin as a “fake news is a hypocrite.”

For his part, Kashuv has already moved on.

“But don’t worry, CNN really wants the other side, as long as they are complicit,” he is flying later in the day.

My friend just got a phone call from @CNN. They are cancelling my interview because I quote RTed a Tweet where @ClayTravis called @BrookeBCNN a “fake news hypocrite” (and was quoted in the title).

But don’t worry, CNN really wants the other side, as long as they are complicit https://t.co/t95zexPiF8

— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) March 21, 2018

This is Kashuv’s second trip to the White House this month. On March 9, he has a meeting with President Trump and the first lady, Melania Trump to discuss his app to prevent future school shootings.

What an Honor

A post shared by kylekashuv (@kylekashuv) on Feb 9, 2018 at 2:39am PST

Janine Puhak is an editor for Fox News Lifestyle. Follow her on Twitter via @JaninePuhak

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