British Airways in big trouble in India

Taking it too far or justified?

I personally think they’re taking it too far. The offended folk could have handled this a lot better than spam tweeting BA. That said, there is some (but very little) justification given how highly the regard the man.

Let’s hear some constructive, non-offensive thoughts.

Thiugh biased, here’s what a net has to say: http://www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/general_aviation/read.main/6550084/

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It does seem quite narcissistic… this whole “don’t you know who I am” nonsense.

I have never heard of him either.

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Typical responses from Euro/American audience! Just wait till the Sun comes up in the “Former British Raj”. This Forum will hum! Max Sends

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Never heard of him… All those Indians need to chill the hell out!

Never heard of him also. Maybe @dush19 could give some input? 😉

LOOL you guys @Boeing707 @Sebwillisfly @Rotate @Stephen_Smith @Maxmustang @IceBlue @B767fan Do you watch cricket? If you watch, you should have surely known him. He has the highest number of runs in both formats of cricket.


He brought a lot of glory to our country. He is regarded as the Master Blaster for his cricket skills. Check Wikipedia lol

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Never watched Cricket…

Don’t mind it as a sport, but find it quite boring to watch. Can’t really blame the guy behind the Twitter feed…

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Just because he is regarded very highly in your country doesn’t mean the rest of the world knows about him. Especially in countries that disregard cricket for the most part.

I just told who he is, that’s all.

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I think BA did the right thing. They enquirer about the issue so they could resolve it. There was nor reason for the spam tweets.

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This news made it into the newspaper today!

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