Delta Airlines denied allegations Tuesday that it currently, or will in the future, ask customers to state their religion before boarding a flight.

In a letter to the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Jewish museum in Los Angeles, the company said its employees will not seek information regarding religious affiliation on behalf of any SkyTeam partner.

The controversy began in June, when the airline reportedly entered an agreement with Saudi Arabia that critics said could potentially prohibit American Jews from flying into the country.

Delta, which has been trying to build its Middle East brand, immediately denied the charges. The Saudi Arabian Embassy in Washington also told Fox Newsthat allegations that Jews are not allowed in the country are complete nonsense.

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