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Business Professor Featured in Story on United Airlines, Police Involvement in Flight Security

The Pittsburgh Tribune interviewed Daytona Beach Campus College of Business Professor of Economics and Finance Dr. Bijan Vasigh for a story about the recent forcible removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight. Video surfaced soon after the incident, showing police dragging a man out of his seat and down the airplane aisle by his arms.

The story is titled “After United incident, Police Say They're Not 'the Muscle' for Airlines.”

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