British Airways Mag Shows Osama Bin Laden As ‘Frequent Flyer’

Osama boarding passWTF, from the Hindustan Times:

In an embarrassing turn of events, a staff magazine of British Airways carried a front-page photo of Osama Bin Laden, labelling him as a frequent flyer with the airlines.

BA’s in-house Heathrow newspaper LHR News showed a photo illustrating a scheme to let passengers receive their boarding pass via their iPhones.

The photo shows a smiling check-in steward greeting a happy passenger while another holds his iPhone up to the camera. A close-up shows a white boarding pass bearing the name Bin Laden/Osama.

To compound BA’s embarrassment, the pass also classes the world’s most wanted terrorist as a “frequent flyer”.

The gaffe doesn’t end there – Bin Laden’s seat is 7C, which would put him firmly in the luxury of First Class…

[continues in the Hindustan Times]

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  • tonyviner

    I kinda miss the guy to be quite honest. It is a shame how he just took off and didn't even say goodbye.

  • Wootwoot

    rage. rage rage. rage. who gives a fuck.

  • Wootwoot

    rage. rage rage. rage. who gives a fuck.

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