Director of Ryanair caught in a scandal: he wants to strengthen the screening of Muslims at airports

Директор Ryanair попал в скандал: он хочет усилить проверку мусульман в аэропортах

Executive Director of Ryanair Michael O’leary came under heavy criticism for the proposal to introduce an additional control for the Muslim men at airports. In the UK reacted to the scandalous statement.

The head of Irish budget airline said that families with young children should not be exposed to checks of airport security, as the likelihood that they will be suicide bombers, “zero”. About it reports AP.

However, he said, terrorists “will mainly men of the Islamic religion”.

Thirty years ago it was the Irish. If the threat comes from there, to deal with it,

he said.

The Muslim Council of Britain, called the comments “racist and discriminatory”. “Tell Mama”, a charitable organization that monitors cases of hatred against Muslims, noted that “frivolous” comments O’leary could hurt business Ryanair.

MP from the labour party Khalid Mahmood comments called O’leary “a very stupid and such, that actually encourage racism.”

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Ryanair is the largest low-cost airline in Europe. With a fleet of 275 Boeing 737-800 Next Generation, Ryanair transported in 2011 more than 76 million passengers. The airline operates more than 1,400 flights per day from 44 bases.

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