Southwest Airlines has confirmed an investigation into an incident involving a flight attendant who reportedly berated a passenger for his "Trump 45" T-shirt.
The flight attendant, who allegedly met the passenger on a recent flight, shared a picture of the man and his shirt on his personal Facebook account, reports USA Today. Along with the photo showing the man in a T-shirt with the inscriptions "Trump 45" and "Suck it up, buttercup", the flight attendant sent a caption indicating that the passenger was on the flight was treated differently than others.
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"Someone has NOT received my most positive outrageous service on my flight today," the flight attendant wrote, according to USA Today. "#DumpTrump" and "#eeew".
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Southwest became aware of the flight attendant's personal Facebook post after a Chicagoer posted a screenshot of the post on Southwest's Facebook page would have. The airline has confirmed that it has now removed the post and will "fix the problem internally".
"We want to provide outstanding service to all who travel with us," Southwest added in a statement to Fox News. "The post in question does not reflect the inclusive environment we want to offer our customers and employees."
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Before Southwest removed the post, some of the responses were termed "airline"
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The flight attendant, whose name was not disclosed, was reportedly removed from the original post office from Facebook, and changed its name on the platform, added the socket.