As United Airline scrambles to contain a torrent of public scandalize this week, its competitors are happy to pile on.
The company is under fire over a viral occurrence in which airport police violently manhandled and dragged a paying passenger from one of the company’s flights.
Some rival airlines have taken the possibility of being remind everyone that they aren’t in the habit of roughing up their customers.
Emirate Airline, which TripAdvisor appointed best available airline in “the worlds” this week, secreted a 30 -second ad that culminated with the sense, “Fly the friendly skies … this time for real” a punch at United’s prominent slogan.
The Royal Jordanian made a slightly subtler coming with a double-meaning tweet that stressed that “drags on our flights are strictly prohibited.” While ostensibly a no-smoking sense, most Twitter consumers picked up on what kind of “dragging” the company was actually referring to.
The tweets aren’t the first time competitors have expressed schadenfreude over United’s viral blunders. Arch-rival Delta slammed the company last-place month after it refused to committee girlfriends wearing leggings.
Flying Delta means ease.( That means you can wear your leggings.)
Delta (@ Delta) March 27, 2017
Delta has been notably quiet in the wake of the most recent occurrence, perhaps because it’s dealing with its own angry customers.