Passenger mistaken for terrorist calls airline’s apology ‘a slap in the face’

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    Passenger mistaken for terrorist calls airline’s apology ‘a slap in the face’

    A United Airlines passenger who was pulled off a plane and interrogated at Newark Airport last month because he looked like a suspect in the Charlie Hebdo slaughter says the airline’s apology won’t fly.

    “I wanted an apology,” Elliot Pembrook, 31, told NJ Advance Media.

    “What they offered me was a slap in the face,” he said of United, which took three weeks to respond with a half-hearted “sorry” and $500 flight voucher.
     
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    A "slap in the face" would be most welcome if that was the worst thing received, should this same 'mistake' occur in many other countries throughout the world. Mr. Pembrook should simply hire a good attorney, and sue United Airlines for such grievous treatment. Come to think of it, all this publicity just might be at the advice of his legal council. ;)
     
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    Surprised he didn't get this:
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    Is this from personal experience? :eek::D:p
     
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    I wish...I do look like Kim jong Un though after putting on my PYE pajamas from CX. Maybe I'll just board a UA flight wearing that and watch myself get pulled out of that flight :p
     
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    And lose that upgrade? :eek:
     
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    New or old hair cut?
     
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    Old :p
     
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    So many animals participating in this thread? Where's my favorite cat ACCM?
     
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    It's @ACMM :)
     
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    My apologies....I'm not awake.
     
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    Happens to the best of us. Cheers. :)
     
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    My excuse is a 4:15 am wakeup call this morning, followed by another one at 4:30 am, both of which were intended for another hotel guest.
     
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    What a bunch of morons!!! You'd think that security personnel would know that Charlie Hebdo perpetrators were in France :eek:

    Maybe the Sherlocks thought they had "the third brother" :D
     
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    Curley Joe? :D
     
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