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Southwest Investigating Flight Attendant Who Allegedly Shamed Trump Supporter

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Southwest Airlines is investigating one of its own.

The carrier is looking into allegations that one of its flight attendants shamed a passenger on Facebook over his support for President Donald Trump.

The flight attendant apparently took pictures of the passenger wearing a T-shirt that had “Trump 45” and “Suck it up, buttercup,” written on it. The flight attendant then allegedly uploaded the pictures to his own personal Facebook page.

“Someone did NOT get my most Positively Outrageous Service today on my flight,” the flight attendant wrote. The flight attendant then added his own opinions by using the hashtags #notgoingtosuckitup,” “#dumpTrump” and “#eeew.”

The post has since been removed.

Southwest became aware of the flight attendant’s personal Facebook post after a Chicago man posted a screengrab of the post to Southwest’s Facebook page.

“We aim to provide outstanding service to all who travel with us,” Southwest airlines-investigating-flight-attendant-facebook-posttrump-supporter” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer”>said in a statement provided to Fox News. “The post in question does not reflect the inclusive environment we strive to provide for our Customers and Employees.”

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Delta Air Lines Upgrades Health, Safety Guidelines

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As travel restrictions are lifted, Delta Air Lines has implemented a series of health protocols to keep passengers safe as they fly again during the coronavirus outbreak and moving forward.

From the time customers check-in for their flights until they collect their bags at the final destination, Delta officials claim the company’s main focus has shifted to the health and safety of passengers.

In the airport, travelers will notice check-in lobbies, self-service kiosks, gate counters and baggage claim are thoroughly wiped down throughout the day, while electrostatic spraying will take place in the planes and throughout terminals.

In addition, Delta continues to install plexiglass shields at check-in counters, in Delta Sky Clubs and at gate counters throughout the United States. Social distance markers will also be added at all of the airports served by the airline.

Hand sanitizer stations will also become easily accessible throughout the facilities.

“The (travel) experience is a very comfortable, a very safe experience, we have taken actions, even above and beyond what the CDC has recommended to ensure safety,” Delta Chief Customer Experience Officer Bill Lentsch said in a statement.

As for the actual onboard experience, Delta is now boarding passengers back to front and limiting it to 10 customers at a time to minimize your contact with others. The carrier is also blocking middle seats, adjusting capacity numbers and requiring face coverings.

Before passengers board the planes, cleaning crews complete an extensive checklist of procedures using high-grade disinfectant to wipe down personal and common areas of the cabin.

Delta also temporarily streamlined food and beverage offerings to reduce touchpoints, with snack bags given out during the first pass through the cabin by flight attendants.

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