Jewish JetBlue Passenger Banned After Complaining About Flight Attendant’s Palestine Flag Pin

by Anthony Losanno
JetBlue FA

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A JetBlue passenger was recently removed from a JetBlue flight after he was accused of “causing a disturbance” when he objected to a flight attendant wearing a Palestinian flag pin on her uniform. He’s claiming “blatant antisemitism” and says that police met him on arrival, his return ticket was cancelled, and he has been banned from the airline.

Paul Faust, 54, told The Daily Mail that he was flying to Las Vegas Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) this past Sunday. He noticed a female flight attendant with multiple pins on her uniform including one for Black Lives Matter and another of the Palestinian flag. She put an apron on before service. It covered all of the other pins except for the flag pin.

Faust claims that he quietly approached the lead flight attendant and told her:

I just wanna tell you I’m a frequent flier, and it was upsetting that she wore that, and that she only changed that pin to the front of the apron, not the others. I don’t want there to be an issue. Maybe speak with her after we leave the plane. Just talk about how it was maybe a little insensitive, it made me feel a little uncomfortable.”

He approached the lead flight attendant calmly and explained his stance. He was told that the other flight attendant would be spoken to about the pin. Upon landing, Faust was approached by a gate agent wearing a yellow vest. She asked for his ID, he refused, and she then informed him that she was calling the police. She did, Faust left the airport, and found his return flight cancelled the next day.

He called customer service to find out what happened and was informed that he caused a disturbance, and “said everyone should go to Gaza so they can be killed” to the flight attendant. Faust claims that none of this is true and that he was conversing with a woman sitting next to him who was Israeli-American. He further said he did not even address the flight attendant.

Faust has held status with TrueBlue for the past 10 years. He’s now banned from flying JetBlue even though he claims the passenger next to him confirmed his side of the events. There are two sides to every story and unfortunately without being there or having video it’s impossible to know exactly how this went down. Flight attendants have the power while in flight and it appears that this crew is using that to their advantage while the passenger is left to suffer.

Anthony’s Take: There is no easy solution here. From the horrifying events at a music festival to the continued military situation in Gaza, people hold strong opinions. Free speech is a tenet of our democracy and one that must be preserved, but hate speech is not and depending on the truth in this situation and others, it’s possible to see how this veered into the latter.

(Featured Image Credit: Rachelle Almagor via The Daily Mail.)

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Greg May 2, 2024 - 2:28 pm

What a cesspool culture at that airline

Only airline related pins are appropriate – not political of any kind – do police officers or nurses wear political pins?

whocares May 2, 2024 - 2:47 pm

maybe he is telling the truth and Jetblue is wrong…but visit UNZ and started stories there…and also go to Holocaust Handbooks – punto com, and you may also go to Odysee and search for: Questioning The Holocaust – Why We Believed (Eric Hunt Documentary) ; or numerous other Eric Hunt documentaries…and you’ll see who lies more!!

Or on Youtube search: SIX MILLION JEWS 1915 1938 FULL HD

Xin Loi May 2, 2024 - 2:48 pm

It’s a U.S. carrier so maybe a stars & stripes would be okay. A Palestinian Flag? I hope the banned passengers sues them for a bundle.

Scott May 2, 2024 - 3:07 pm

I honestly do not understand the purpose of this article. You have no idea what happened, only have testimony from one person who is the accused and no info from anyone else. Your headline can be read in multiple ways and all you are doing is adding to the cesspool of nonsense. Either report on points or stop wasting our time and wasting space on this platform that gets worse by the day!

MFK May 2, 2024 - 6:24 pm

I agree with Scott. You have no idea which version of events are true, so why potentially spread misinformation?

Also, moderating comments is more work, I understand, but would help weed out despicable nonsense from people like Whocares.

AJ May 2, 2024 - 3:31 pm

What’s wrong with wearing a Palestinian flag? People wear Ukranian and Israeli pins all the time and no one bats an eye?

Joe May 2, 2024 - 3:56 pm

I can only tell ppl. to be careful with interactions nowadays about your personal political opinion. Especially in the US where everyone is triggered over Israel and palestine. As hard as it is do not be provoked! If it matters to you and you are deeply offended write a thorough complaint and if necessary get your legal consultant on the matter. Do not be victimise so easily!

david k May 2, 2024 - 4:10 pm

Ben Schlappig over at One Mile At A Time is a huge anti-semite and he posted a bunch of anti-semitic tropes during the scamdemic condemning the bravery of the jewish orthodox community in Williamsburg. Has he weighed in on this yet?

whocares May 2, 2024 - 5:20 pm

Anti-semite – made up word…whose def’n keeps changing. Meaningless. Jews of the past would be considered “anti-semite” today. Start reading UNZ to get such insights.

Say — where have we seen this Anti-XXX word before?

…oh that’s right. ANTI-mask. ANTI-vaxxer. Courtesy of Jewish controlled Pfizer, CDC, Moderna, Biden admin, etc…see Jewishcontributions to learn more!

JewISH like to pit people against each other.

Other then Anti-aircraft gun…historically…anti-xxx is not widely used.

Anti-American gained some traction…some time ago (Around 2004 per google ngram)…was that from Jews in the Bush administration during the Iraq War? Also 1960’s a little…hmmm….

Have you seen: Anti-French, Anti-Chinese, Anti-Canadian, Anti-Polish, Anti-Australian, Anti-Brazilian, Anti-Peruvian, Anti-Spanish, Anti-British, Anti-xxx…

no – of course not. They don’t “sound right” at all. “Nobody” uses this word salad combo except:

The real dividers…who are the ones controling the media and their lackey SYNagogue network. SIN.

DaninMCI May 3, 2024 - 4:41 am

I guess Delta didn’t learn anything from American or United on 9/11. They need to stop supporting terrorist organizations or allowing employees to do so.

Ted May 3, 2024 - 2:27 pm

Palestinians are a terrorist organization? Does Palestinian flag = Hamas flag?

Maria Weismann May 4, 2024 - 2:16 am

Interesting that his entire Instagram page is anti-Palestine, though. AND that he is an actor and links to film sites. Whatever the case here–and my understanding is that the pins are all regulation–we all see pins that bother and offend what we believe–he has deeper motives related to his own ambitions. Why are all the people who claim discrimination some sort of actor, influencer, etc.?


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