Woman sues American Airlines alleging employee stalked her during flight

Daniel Fowler
January 17, 2020

The person then added, "Btw I must tell you that you are gorgeous!"

Yeah, no joking. Barno is likewise taking legal action against the employee, whose complete name has actually not been launched, for unwanted sexual advances, tracking, and also willful infliction of psychological distress.

Barno explained to The Post that her reason for filing a lawsuit was because American Airlines had allegedly not taken action after she had been calling them for months. After telling her that he "just saw her again at the airport" and she was "looking very gorgeous in grey top [sic]", Barno started to feel nervous.

After a little bit of urging she provided him her number and also simply does not bear in mind- ugh, gaslight a lot?- "Ahmad" lastly confesses he obtained her number "from ur bag tag".

An American Airlines employee took a passenger's number from her luggage tag, before following her onto a flight and bombarding her with more than 100 creepy text messages, according to a lawsuit. "It seems to us that American Airlines felt the situation was resolved when she returned safely back to San Diego".

"I'm good, thank you!".

"American Airlines takes the privacy and safety of our customers seriously", American Airlines spokesperson Ree Maki told USA TODAY in a statement. "How'd you get my info?'" Barno told NBC.

"This is weird", she wrote to him.

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"Will you join me?" he wrote. "I have two seats open next to me!" he claimed. "Not cool." Then she told him to leave her alone. He got her digits from her freakin' luggage?!

Due to the lack of an update, Barno has now hired a lawyer to help her file a lawsuit against the firm.

He continued to send her a series of texts and finally sent her a bitmoji of a man holding a flower, with the words "Forgive me?" "I can always give you good seats, access to lounges and free drinks".

'Just knowing that he knew what I looked like, and that we were in an enclosed plane and that there's no way out, like really, really scared me.

"I met you the other day at the airport". Replying to the unknown quantity Ashley stated: 'Sorry, I am unsure who that is'.

"Ok it's up to you, but friendship with me will be very beneficial for you", the man responded. Subsequently, "Ahmad" was escorted off the aircraft when it landed at Chicago O'Hare. Barno described the flight attendant as "amazingly helpful", checking in frequently, and sharing an important and horrifying allegation: That this was not the first time Ahmad had done this to a passenger. The worker concerned within the criticism is now not employed at American Airways'. Although Freed declined to comment on past allegations against the former employee due to the impending litigation, the lawsuit claims that American Airlines "knew of its employee's propensity to inappropriately contact its customers yet continued to retain him as an employee". She has since hired an attorney and filed a suit against the airline for negligent hiring, sexual harassment and other alleged misconduct. "Defendant Doe kept her contact information and did not stop contacting her for a long period of time, and also sent her sexually-suggestive images".

The sender tried to use his perks as an American employee to impress Barno. She wanted assurances that the airline had disciplined the man and taken steps to assure the same thing doesn't happen to someone else. "Ahmad", meanwhile, remained determined to communicate with her.

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