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February 27, 2007

Airline Apologizes to Gay Couple for Covering Them with a Blanket

Comair, a South African affiliate of British Airways, has apologized to a gay couple who was flying between Cape Town and Johannesburg.  Why did they apologize?  In a classy move, a flight attendant walked by the couple, saw that one passenger had his arm around the other, then placed a blanket fully over the two of them so other passengers wouldn't see them.  Following the apology by the airline's CEO, the couple have dropped their threat of a lawsuit.

February 27, 2007 | Permalink: Airline Apologizes to Gay Couple for Covering Them with a Blanket

Comments

Interesting - was that a Kulula flight? (Comair flies under both the kulula and ba brands)

: Capetonian at Feb 28, 2007 1:48:16 PM

The articles have mentioned that it was a British Airways flight.

: Jared at Mar 1, 2007 2:52:51 PM

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