Food Star Rants on Twitter Against American Airlines

by Nate Wooley | January 16, 2013 12:03 pm

Food Star Rants on Twitter Against American Airlines

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain spent a recent flight delay complaining about American Airlines (PINK:AAMRQ[1]) via Twitter Monday.

After Bourdain’s flight from Miami to Grand Cayman was delayed for almost two hours on Monday, he decided to tweet, ABC News reports[2]. At first, the chef complained about the delay and the lack of information concerning it. Then, after he got more information, he tweeted, “@Bourdain: Latest news is it took #AA two hours to admit a passenger dropped a wet deuce on a seat. Need to change planes”

The tweets caught the attention of another reality star, chef Anthony Zimmern, who tweeted in response, “@andrewzimmern: @Bourdain Amazing how with all the technology it takes to fly, all it takes is some little s**t to mess it all up for everyone”

Even AA competitor Virgin Atlantic got in the act, tweeting, “@VAAintheUSA: We feel your pain @Bourdain. The combo of a dropped deuce & AA service gives flying a bad name. Come w/ us next time!”

American Airlines released a statement saying, “the flight in question was delayed approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience.”

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Endnotes:
  1. AAMRQ: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AAMRQ
  2. ABC News reports: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/2013/01/anthony-bourdains-twitter-rants-against-american-airlines/
  3. Airlines Ground Entire Fleet of Boeing 787s: http://investorplace.com/2013/01/airlines-ground-entire-fleet-of-boeing-787s/
  4. United Airlines Sued Over Fuel ‘Sham’: http://investorplace.com/2013/01/united-airlines-sued-over-fuel-sham/
  5. 5 Big Travel Trends for 2013: http://investorplace.com/2013/01/5-big-travel-trends-for-2013/

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