Amir Khan on being faraway from US flight


  • Amir Khan was faraway from US flight over alleged violation of Covid guidelines. 
  • British-Pakistani boxer says he did nothing incorrect. 
  • Khan had boarded a flight to Colorado from New York.  


British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan lashed out at a US flight after police eliminated him and his colleague from it Sunday over allegations that they didn’t observe coronavirus security pointers. 

In a video message on Twitter, a dejected Amir could be heard saying he was banned from the American flight when he “did nothing incorrect”. 

Khan mentioned he had boarded the flight to Colorado Springs from New York, the place he was presupposed to arrive at a coaching camp. 

Nonetheless, Amir and his good friend have been faraway from the aircraft after the airline complained to the police about his colleague, who was allegedly not sporting his masks correctly.

“Clearly a grievance was made by the American Airways workers, they mentioned that my colleague’s masks was not excessive sufficient and never up, that they needed to cease the aircraft and take me and my good friend off after I did nothing incorrect.”

“They kicked us each off, I used to be sat on 1A, he was sat on 1B – I discover it so disgusting and so disrespectful, I used to be presupposed to go to Colorado Springs for a coaching camp and now I’m again in New York for one more day.”

The boxer mentioned he’s going to the coaching camp onboard one other flight. “Now I’ve to reschedule one other aeroplane to journey again to coaching camp which is absolutely upsetting, for no cause this was [done] and I’m simply so disgusted that American Airways would do that to us and ban me from travelling,” the boxer mentioned, visiblty upset. 

Khan hoped there have been cameras on the aircraft, which might have recorded what went down. 

Reacting to Khan’s tweet, the airline mentioned it had not banned him from travelling. The airline mentioned the aircraft had “deplaned” two prospects who “reportedly refused to adjust to repeated crew member requests to stow baggage, place cell telephones in airplane mode and cling to federal face protecting necessities”. 

“Our buyer relations workforce is reaching out to Mr Khan to be taught extra about his expertise and reinforce the significance of insurance policies applied for the protection of our prospects and crew,” learn the assertion. 

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