Delta Airlines will not ask its customers to reveal their religious affiliation, the company wrote in a letter to the Simon Wiesenthal
Center. The decision comes after Rabbi Abraham Cooper of the Center
submitted an open letter to Fox News objecting to the Saudi Arabian
Airlines recent acceptance into the SkyTeam Alliance, to which Delta
"What would happen if a leading U.S. carrier voluntarily allows itself
to be hijacked by bigots in order to open a new market?" Rabbi Cooper
"That is what Delta Airlines appears to have done when your company
announced plans to add Saudi Arabian Airlines to your SkyTeam Alliance.
You see, under their rules, they require that Delta ban Jews and holders
of Israeli passports from boarding flights from New York or Washington
bound for Jeddah."