Controversial American flag face masks aboard a flight A Federal Air Marshal was pressured to take away his face overlaying on a Frontier Airways flight. ATLANTA – An airline passenger who had an American flag on a face overlaying was informed he couldn’t board a Frontier jet. It occurred at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Worldwide Airport. The traveler, who was working undercover as an air marshal, was carrying a gaiter type face overlaying. In keeping with sources conversant in the incident, a gate agent defined his overlaying is perhaps offensive to different prospects. “I used to be outraged,” mentioned Ryan Weaver, who discovered concerning the encounter from a good friend — the opposite marshal who boarded that flight.Join FOX 5 electronic mail alerts (Use with permission for FOX 5 and associates) After the unidentified marshal was instructed, he couldn’t put on his overlaying, he was given a generic masks to placed on. He did that however put it beneath his gaiter overlaying. Finally, he took off his gaiter and boarded the flight to begin work. A spokeswoman for Frontier known as all the matter a misunderstanding. The airline has a coverage banning sure kinds of masks, however not a picture of the flag, in keeping with the airline government.The airline gate agent mistook the gaiter overlaying, which is allowed, for a bandanna type overlaying, which isn’t within the coverage.