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Jets QB Geno Smith

GETS APOLOGY FROM AIRLINE

Sorry We Booted You From Our Plane

1/23/2014 11:55 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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NY Jets quarterback Geno Smith just kicked Virgin Airlines' ass ... getting the company to issue a FULL APOLOGY for having him thrown off a flight at LAX last week.

As we previously reported ... Geno was tossed from his plane after getting into a confrontation with a flight attendant -- who allegedly yanked his headphones out of his ears on the plane.

Now, Virgin is backing down big time ...even taking responsibility for allowing the situation to blow up:

“After a full review of the incident, we believe it was the result of a misunderstanding that regrettably escalated unnecessarily."

The statement continues, "We’ve apologized to Mr. Smith for his experience, which could have been better – and we’d welcome him back on board any time."

Geno has issued a statement of his own saying, "I really appreciate that Virgin America took this seriously, looked into this matter and followed up with me. I look forward to flying their airline again soon.”

It ain't often the Jets get a victory these days ..

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2 COMMENTS

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1.

Jeems    

This guy sucks. Worst QB in the league

275 days ago
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Mr Barcliff    

I and many others have been thru this same issue, Ive been kicked of planes for no reason ALOT. Its something about blacks and being disliked I dont get. As for how he QB's, Geno is going to be great, every QB(Aikman) doesnt come in winning 13 games, some dont have the support around them nor experience. The Qb's like Luck and Wilson and Big Ben of the Steelers had better supporting cast, the JEts have the Defense but, the offense has been banged up and needs more splash players, its not all Geno when they win or lose, give the Rookie a break, I as a Cowboy fan didnt see # Super Bowls and 4 NFC Championship games coming from Aikman after his Rookie year. Also, didnt hurt to draft Emmitt Smith and the other great players Jimmy and Jerry drafted! Geno has the talent, players are as great as 1 or 2 additions make them, ask Jordan how the game got easier with Scottie and Rodman! We all need help, even Lebron! LGNM

275 days ago

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