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This Is How American Airlines Responded When A Passenger Got Upset Over Their New Rainbow Flag Logo

This is some serious Twitter shade.

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Nathan Lorick, the director of evangelism for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, mentioned American Airlines in a tweet Sunday night, complaining about the airline's frequent delays.

Flying on @AmericanAir without a delay is highly unlikely...Always delayed.. One reason I have not flown with them nearly as much this year!

@NathanLorick We're sorry for the delay, Nathan. We see that you are on your way and we'll have you home shortly.


While Lorick was tweeting with American Airlines he apparently noticed the company had a rainbow flag in its Twitter avatar.

@AmericanAir what's the deal with the rainbow colored image?

American Airlines' Twitter account explained they changed their avatar for Pride Month, a month dedicated to the LGBT community.

@NathanLorick June is pride month across the globe and we are proud to support the LGBT community and its allies.


@AmericanAir Seems like a poor choice from a company that certainly has many customers who do not agree with that lifestyle! #disappointed

@NathanLorick We're sorry for your disappointment.

(h/t Samantha Allen)

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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