a New Hampshire My mom said she was forced out of American Airlines Trip last week because her 2-year-old son didn’t wear a middle face mask Corona Virus A pandemic, according to a report released on Monday.
Rachel Starr Davis, 34, of Portsmouth, said in a post on Instagram that she was on a flight from Charlotte, North Carolina to Manchester, New Hampshire, a flight attendant told her the toddler needed a mask.
She wrote: “I tried repeatedly, begged and bribed him, begged, and did everything I could while screaming and crying while I was trying to hold him and put on a mask, and I felt my lowest levels as a mother.” On Instagram.
She said it was her fourth flight on American Airlines this week, and that her son had not been required to wear a mask during previous flights.
American Airlines says it requires all passengers over the age of two years to wear a mask when flying and those who refuse to wear a face covering over their nose and mouth “may be barred from boarding and future travel on a US plane,” according to the Portsmouth Herald. The airline did not immediately respond to an email from Fox News.
“Policies are enforced and approved, face coverings are provided at key points throughout the customer’s journey,” said American Airlines spokeswoman Gianna Orgo. a sheet. “We have reached out to the family to find out more about their recent travel experience and address their concerns.”
The mom’s post on Instagram had nearly 190k likes as of Monday night. Comments included users who had supported Davis and others who said you should have been aware of the policy.
Davis said she wanted an apology for the way she was treated. She posted an update on her Instagram three days later.
“I’ve been treating everything since that day, and I never expected to have to figure out how to tackle this in front of the thousands of new people who watch and judge my every move. This is a whole new area for me, so thank you to those who show me grace and compassion as we sail.”
Davis continued: “While I realize that many people will misunderstand this post I’m writing right now, I want to bring awareness to very real scenarios that happen every day now.”
Janine Bohak of Fox News and Janet Sitimember contributed to this report