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British Airways fires air hostess over racist remarks on Nigerians

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The British Airways (BA) has dismissed one of its female flight attendants accused of making racist remarks against Nigerians.

The racist comments were said to have been made during a flight from London Heathrow to Abuja, last Friday night.

British Airways Regional Commercial Manager, West Africa, Kola Olayinka sttaed that the cabin crew member was sacked, following the airline’s investigation on the issue.

The airline had launched an investigation following the appearance of a video clip of her making uncomplimentary racist remarks about Nigerians.

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According to Olayinka, “I can confirm that BA has finalised its investigations into the video and I can confirm that the cabin crew in question ‘no longer works for BA effective today!

He added that the airline has zero tolerance for “offensive comments”.

“We will not tolerate offensive comments about our customers anywhere in the world, and will always take the appropriate action,” he said.

Source: Naija News

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