DALLAS — American Airways has apologized to 2 black skilled basketball gamers who had been kicked off a airplane in Dallas after a flight attendant accused them of stealing blankets.
Airline spokesman Joshua Freed stated Tuesday that Memphis Hustle guard Marquis Teague and ahead Trahson Burrell boarded the flight certain for Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Sunday at Dallas-Fort Value Worldwide Airport.
The flight was operated by Envoy Air.
Two first-class passengers gave the gamers their blankets as they headed to their seats in coach. However a black flight attendant accused them of theft and compelled them off the airplane.
Freed says an airline supervisor apologized to the gamers and that they later flew firstclass to Sioux Falls.
Chief govt Doug Parker instructed workers final month that American Airways will implement implicit-bias coaching.