SEATTLE – Alaska Airlines apologizes after removing a woman from Paine Field's flight in Everett.
The passenger, an Indian, claims she was racially profiled and withdrawn from a flight on Memorial Day weekend after another passenger expressed concern over her text message. Poorvi Nair announced during a press conference on Friday that she had learned that the pilot and crew did not feel comfortable following the passenger's complaint on the flight. She and a civil rights lawyer plan to file a lawsuit According to a Friday statement on the Q1
"We are proud to treat all our guests with care and respect – and regret that we have missed out on this case – we will learn from it and try to put the situation right," they say continue.