"Don't say Merry Christmas": Passenger kicked off flight after meltdown

Angry flyer booted off America Airlines flight after flipping out

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NEW YORK - JANUARY 12: Airbus A330 approaches at dusk to JFK Airport located in New York, USA on January 12, 2012. Delta is one

A passenger was removed from an American Airlines flight after flipping out over being wished a merry Christmas.

The man was waiting for a flight from New York to Dallas when a gate agent welcomed passengers with the cheerful greeting while checking boarding passes.

According to the New York Post, he said: "You shouldn't say that because not everyone celebrates Christmas."

The agent replied, "Well, what should I say then?"

"Don't say, 'Merry Christmas!'" the man shouted and brushed passed her.

Once on the flight, the solo passenger was again greeted with a "merry Christmas" by a flight attendant.

He then began shouting and refused to calm down. He was removed from the flight as other passengers cheered.

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