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Sikh man blocked by Mexican airline satisfied with apology

An Indian-American actor and designer who wasn't allowed to board a Mexico City-to-New York flight after refusing to remove his turban said Tuesday that he is satisfied with an apology from the airline.

Waris Ahluwalia said he is now waiting for Aeromexico to implement special training on how to treat Sikh passengers, for whom the headgear carries deep religious significance.

"We're just a few steps away from a lot of hugs," Ahluwalia told The Associated Press.

Aeromexico issued a statement Tuesday saying: "We apologize to Mr. Waris Ahluwalia for the unfortunate experience he had with one of our security guards during the boarding process prior to his...

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