Delta Air Lines and United Airlines, car rental companies, hotels and other big companies are cutting ties with the NRA

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The travel industry is responding to the recent National Rifle Association (NRA) press statements on last week’s Parkland shooting.

While Delta Air Lines is ending their NRA-contract for discounted rates through their travel programme, car rental companies (Hertz, Avis, TrueCar) are also cutting ties. Other companies have distanced themselves from the rifle association (Best Western, Wyndham Hotels, MetLife Inc, First National Bank of Omaha, AT&T, …).

Shortly after the Delta Air Lines tweet, United Airlines followed its fellow competitor by tweeting: “United is notifying the NRA that we will no longer offer a discounted rate to their annual meeting and we are asking that the NRA remove our information from their website.

And just to be sure, American Airlines later said it “does not offer discounted group travel rates to the the NRA”.

But there are also negative reactions:

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