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Air China apologises after Virendra Sharma slams ‘racist’ London tips

The article in question in the Wings of China magazine

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The publisher of Chinese national carrier Air China’s in-flight magazine apologised on Thursday (September 8) for allegedly “racist” travel advice offered to passengers visiting London, as mainland social media users rushed to defend the controversial tips. The latest issue of Wings of China ran an article detailing safety tips to travellers based on the race and nationality of local residents. “London is generally a safe place to travel, however precautions are needed when entering areas mainly populated by Indians, Pakistanis and black people,” the article said in English translation below a Chinese text, according to a photograph tweeted by a…

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