Move over, United … American Airlines has its own mess to deal with after a 75-year-old pastor claims AA blocked him from a flight just because he’s Korean.
Benny Shin filed a lawsuit Thursday barely 2 hours after Dr. David Dao’s lawyers’ news conference to announce an imminent suit against United.
Shin says back in June 2016 he was waiting to board a flight from Dallas to Corpus Christi when the gate agent told him he couldn’t. In the docs, he says “5-7 white passengers behind him” were all allowed on board. Benny says he paid for his flight and had a seat assignment, but still no dice.
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