United Airlines passenger undertakes dirty protest to obtain full price ticket status

United Airlines passenger undertakes dirty protest to obtain full price ticket status

  A United Airlines passenger undertook a one man dirty protest whilst aboard a flight from Chicago to Hong Kong in an attempt to obtain the same ‘special category’ status as passengers that had paid the full fare for their journey.   United Airlines flight 895 was diverted to Alaska after the passenger smeared faeces…

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Hoover loses £50 million after its free flights promotion fiasco

Hoover loses £50 million after its free flights promotion fiasco

Back in August 1992, household electrical appliance manufacturer Hoover launched a marketing promotion in a bid to move surplus vacuum cleaner and washing machine stock from its warehouse in the pre-christmas period.   The promotion promised free airline tickets to any customer that spent £100 or more on the company’s products and the offer initially…

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