Unless you’ve been living under a rock, then you’ve probably noticed United Airlines in the headlines.
For the few who didn’t hear what the airline did, here’s the rub: After claiming a flight was overbooked — which later turned out to not be true — United sent a security team on the plane to forcibly remove a passenger out of his seat, dragging him limp down the aisle. The man was left with a bloody nose and possible concussion. Video of the incident quickly went viral.
Leave it to the internet to have a field day with this fiasco. In the past few days, there have been plenty of hilarious memes spoofing the airline’s rough approach to customer service.
— Dark Night (@pzambrana) April 10, 2017
— Elizabeth O'Hara (@OHara915) April 11, 2017
United Airlines is pleased to announce new seating on all domestic flights- in addition to United First and Economy Plus we introduce…. pic.twitter.com/KQjPClU2d2
— McNeil (@Reflog_18) April 10, 2017
United Airlines: this flight is overbooked, we need your seat
Paying customer: but I need to get home
United Airlines: pic.twitter.com/1G0uCvXCYH
— Medieval Reactions (@MedievalReacts) April 10, 2017
— Death Star PR (@DeathStarPR) April 11, 2017
— Kevin Toy (@CLG_PewPewU) April 10, 2017
"Involuntary de-boarding situation" pic.twitter.com/H10Xs393Ce
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) April 11, 2017
United Airlines Releases new Customer Service Training Video. pic.twitter.com/ygq3SwDua5
— The Other 98% (@other98) April 10, 2017