British Airways cabin crew sacked over racist video mocking Asian passengers where one made slant-eyed gesture and put on Chinese accent to demand ‘Give me wine’

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Written By Maya Cantina

Two British Airways cabin crew have been sacked for making an ‘obscene’ racist video in which they mocked Asian passengers by making slant-eyed gestures and putting on a Chinese accent. 

Holly Walton and Lauren Bray have both been dismissed from the airline after the clip emerged on TikTok. 

In it, Ms Walton is seen wearing a blue dress with red-tinted glasses on her head and says using a Chinese accent: ‘Give me wine.’

She then appears to make slant-eyed gestures as a bottle of Antigua’s national beer, Wadadli, sits on the table in front of her. 

The video was reportedly filmed with her colleague Ms Bray, who has since disabled her Instagram account. 

Holly Walton appears to make a slant-eyed gesture as she mocked Asian passengers by putting on a Chinese accent

She made the video at the luxury Trade Winds hotel in Antigua with colleague Lauren Bray when the pair were said to have been between flights

She made the video at the luxury Trade Winds hotel in Antigua with colleague Lauren Bray when the pair were said to have been between flights 

A caption reads at the bottom of the clip: ‘2 more weeks with this d***head.’ 

The pair had been cabin crew on the BA2157 flight from Gatwick and were said to have been between flights when they made the video at the luxury Trade Winds hotel in Antigua.  

Outraged colleagues said they were mocking a Chinese family on the busy flight who spoke little English. 

One Asian-born employee said she had been ‘left reeling’ by the clip, which was widely shared on TikTok and has been viewed more than one million times. 

Another said the women were ‘deliberately laughing’ at the family which ‘sends out the worst message possible’.  

Ms Walton was ordered to fly back from a round trip in Cancun, Mexico for the showdown meeting on Monday with BA bosses at the airline’s headquarters, reported The Sun, where the pair were sacked. 

Ms Bray was said to have left the meeting in tears. 

A BA crew member told The Sun: ‘This recording is obscene. For anyone to have such racist thoughts, to then film them and share it with the world, is shocking and dumb in equal measure.

‘This is hugely damaging for the airline and they deserved the axe.’

An airline spokesperson said: ‘All forms of racism are completely unacceptable, and we take allegations of this nature very seriously.

‘These two individuals are no longer employed by us.’

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