A still from a video, uploaded to social media by Briton David Lawrence, shows a Ryanair passenger (right) hurling racist insults at an elderly black woman sitting in the same row, on a flight from Barcelona to London. Photo: David Lawrence

UK police identify man in Ryanair racist rant – but charges unlikely ‘due to airline’s failure to act’

  • Ryanair did not remove the passenger before take-off in Barcelona, making it harder for the case to be pursued in Spain
  • The man was filmed abusing a 77-year-old woman, calling her an ‘ugly black bastard’
Topic |   Racism

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A still from a video, uploaded to social media by Briton David Lawrence, shows a Ryanair passenger (right) hurling racist insults at an elderly black woman sitting in the same row, on a flight from Barcelona to London. Photo: David Lawrence
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