View Full Version : British Airways red-faced over faux image of Bin Laden boarding pass
06-02-2010, 10:52 PM
It just seems like a bad time for any firm with the word "British" in its title. We know all too well the various setbacks experienced by the oil giant once known as British Petroleum; now British Airways has drawn much unwelcome attention to itself with a photo touting its new mobile-boarding pass system as it appears to expedite the air travel of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, the world's most wanted man.
06-03-2010, 01:37 AM
06-03-2010, 03:53 AM
Looks like a LHR T5 gate number. Probably a prank by a disgruntled staffer (as the article points out, BA have a labour dispute on their hands at the moment).
06-03-2010, 04:02 AM
It's a photoshop, the NW prefix indicates that it's from an old story about Northwest Airlines
06-03-2010, 12:43 PM
Blimey ... well spotted Teh Bij !!
I should have figured this out. :o
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