Somaliland: Flydubai bares flight from Somali Mother with a Baby Over seat Dispute

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    Somaliland: Flydubai bares flight from Somali Mother with a Baby Over seat Dispute

    HARGEISA, Somaliland (Horn Observer) A Somali mother with a baby was bared Dubia bound flight on Friday at the Egal International airport in Hargeisa, resulting a Somaliland minister on the flight to protest the unprofessional conduct of the crew and

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Flydubai bares a mother with a child from a flight on Friday at Egal International Airport.
HARGEISA, Somaliland (Horn Observer) A Somali mother with a baby was bared Dubia bound flight on Friday at the Egal International airport in Hargeisa, resulting a Somaliland minister on the flight to protest the unprofessional conduct of the crew and cancel his flight with FLYDUBAI, officials and local media said.

The incident  happened after a mother carrying a baby boarded the flight and took a seat other than the one assigned to her and refused to take an alternative seat and thus  resulted a minister traveling with the same flight to protest the incident and cancel his trip.

"This lady who is carrying the baby is a Somalilander, traveling to UK. She came to airport on 4:30am to catch the flight and I came around 6:30  to fly with FlyDubai.”  Somaliland Minister for Public Works, Ali Hassan said explaining what he witnessed in detail.


"I even addressed the incident with the captain of the flight but went unsuccessful" the Minister said.

However,  Flydubia said in a statement released on Friday after the incident claiming that the passenger dis not accept the alternative seat offered.

"We are aware of the disruption on-board flydubai flight FZ 662 today, 25 August, from Hargeisa to Dubai” Statement from the Flydubia said, "The passenger did not accept the alternative seats offered by our trained cabin crew and subsequently did not continue her travel to Dubai.”

- Horn Observer -


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