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American Airlines Pilot Files a $23.5 Million Lawsuit Claiming He Was Racially Profiled After Failing to Wear a Mask

An American Airlines pilot is suing Spokane International Airport in Washington state, as well as three security officers over a 2021 incident which saw him indefinitely suspended without pay.

Bahig Saliba filed the lawsuit in a Washington district court on August 1, seeking over $23.5 million in damages.

In the suit, he accuses the airport and officers of racially profiling him after he showed up without wearing a mask while an executive order mandating COVID-19 safety measures was in effect.

Read the source article at Business Insider

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