Amir Khan feels his removal from American Airlines flight was ‘racially motivated’

Amir Khan feels his removal from American Airlines flight was ‘racially motivated’



British boxer, Amir Khan believes his removal from an American Airlines flight in the United States was racially motivated.



Khan, who was born and raised in Bolton by his Pakistani parents, was escorted alongside a a colleague off a plane by authorities while attempting to fly to a training camp in Colorado from New York on 18 September.


The airline said Khan and his colleague ‘reportedly refused to comply with repeated crew member requests’, alleging they failed to store luggage, comply with federal rules on face masks and put their phones on airplane mode.


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