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Delta adopts Saudi 'no-Jew' fly policy [USA]

Author: Bob Unruh, WorldNetDaily, Published on: 22 June 2011

Delta Air Lines' plan to add Saudi Arabian Airlines to its SkyTeam Alliance of partnering companies would require...to ban Jews and holders of Israeli passports from boarding flights from New York or Washington bound for Jeddah, prompting…accusations of illegal religious discrimination…Washington attorney Jeffrey Lovitky...raised the issue with the Delta CEO…when he discovered the plan while making travel arrangements. He said Anderson didn't respond, but…a coordinator for the airline's "Customer Care" did write a letter. She blamed the plan to discriminate on Saudi Arabian requirements…"Delta must also comply with all applicable laws in every country it serves and by the same token passengers are responsible to obtain the necessary travel documents required for entry into another country prior to their day of travel,"…[also refers to Aeroflot, AeroMexico, AirEuropa, Air France, Alitalia, China Southern, CSA Czech Airlines, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air (part of Hanjin Group), TAROM, Vietnam Airlines]

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Related companies: Aeroflot Air France KLM Delta Air Lines Hanjin Group KLM (part of Air France KLM) Korean Air (part of Hanjin Group) Saudi Arabian Airlines Vietnam Airlines