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Qantas pork ban after Emirates deal sparks boycott vow on Facebook

AdelaideNow Friday 5th April, 2013

QANTAS has brushed aside negative and racist comments over its decision to take pork off the menu for flights that stopover in Dubai on the way to and from Europe.


The new menu's architect, Sydney chef Neil Perry, also said the menu change ''shows off the great multiculturalism that Australia has''.

The official Qantas fan page on Facebook yesterday received a number of complaints from people refusing to fly with the airline after it changed its in-flight menu in keeping with the Islamic religion.

Administrators of the site were also forced to remove at least five Facebook threads because of racial abuse. Each thread contained as many as 10 comments. ...

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