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A businessman is suing British Airways over a policy that bans male passengers from sitting next to children they don't know - even if the child's parents are on the same flight.
Mirko Fischer has accused the airline of branding all men as potential sex offenders and says innocent travellers are being publicly humiliated.
In line with the policy, BA cabin crew patrol the aisles before take-off checking that youngsters travelling on their own or in a different row from their parents are not next to a male stranger.
Originally posted by Tanulis
Have they implemented a policy yet where you have to prove you are your childs parents in public yet? So you can prove your not a sex offender???
Originally posted by Aeons
My children are NOT experiments for you to try out your social experiment on.
You would like me to be less vigilant.
And every time I find that one of you walking around immediately picks up on it.
You want to provide them MORE plausibility because it suits YOU.
Originally posted by JIMC5499
This has nothing to do with child molestation and everything to do with lawsuits. The get rich quick lawyers and their bull# lawsuits are the cause. In the event that a child does get molested on one of it's flights, BA can point to the policy and say that they tried to prevent it.
Originally posted by Retseh
It appears they have however found the last British male who has not been completely emsculated by their insane PC culture.