Qatar Airways is the best airline in the world. But these passengers feel discriminated against, they refused to ride because they are fat!
Juliana Nehme (38), an influential plus size model from Brazil experienced an unexpected incident from Qatar Airways.
Reported from News.com.au, Juliana just returned home from vacation with her family. On vacation in Lebanon, Juliana uses Air France. But when he returned home, he chose Qatar Airways and flew through Doha.
In the video, Juliana is seen crying. He explained that the airline turned him down because of his size.
“I bought a return ticket to Brazil via Qatar and when I arrived to check in, a Qatari flight attendant called my mother while another member of staff was finishing our check in and told her I was not can get on the plane. Because I’m fat. , “he said..
Juliana explained that on previous flights, she had no problems. Now he is asked to buy a business ticket worth 3,000 USD or about 47 million IDR to get on the plane.
“There are only 30 minutes before the plane takes off. They said I can’t get on the plane because I’m fat. I don’t know what to do,” repeated Juliana in panic.
At Rafic Hariri International Airport, Juliana admitted that the airline threatened her for recording the incident.
All attempts failed, Juliana ended up staying in Lebanon with her mother. Meanwhile, his sister and nephew boarded a plane bound for Doha.
“I spent money on hotels and taxis. I was so humiliated in front of everyone at the airport. All because I was fat!” he said.
A spokesperson for Qatar Airways issued a statement that this was not the actual incident. He said one of his family members tested positive for Covid-19.
A Qatar Airways spokesperson said: “The passenger in question at Beirut Airport was initially very rude and aggressive towards check-in staff when one of his travel parties did not present the required PCR documents to enter Brazil. news.com.au.
“As a result, airport security was asked to intervene as staff and passengers were very concerned about his behavior.”
Finally, Qatar Airways sent Juliana home on another flight the next day from Lebanon.
In detailing its policy, Qatar Airways said that any passenger blocking the passenger space and unable to fasten their seat belt or lower the armrests may be required to purchase an additional seat both as a safety precaution and for safety. all passengers.
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