Braeden took to X, previously Twitter, on Monday to blast the airline after his son was advised by firm employees that he was too late to journey to Florida on a flight departing Toronto’s Pearson Worldwide Airport.
“Air Canada is a dismal airline, with an smug employees, mediocre service, and so on!” his submit begins.
The 82-year-old, well-known for enjoying the function of Victor Newman on the long-running cleaning soap opera, insisted that there was a lot of time for his son to catch the flight.
“He was there in loads of time for baggage to be stowed; they advised him it took three hours to take action, clearly he requested why it took that lengthy!! He realized later whereas going by means of US CUSTOMS THAT IT TOOK A FRACTION THEREOF,” the post continues.
He added that his son was advised his baggage was on the airplane however that, one way or the other, he was too late to board.
“He once more begged the folks at gate to let him on! They refused as a result of he hadn’t been there precisely 3 hours earlier than! He then went to customer support solely to come across some very impolite B—H!! US customs simply stated ‘welcome to AIR CANADA’!”
“Now, I like VISITING CANADA, however your NATIONAL AIRLINE is NOT GOOD ADVERTISING FOR YOUR COUNTRY!!!” he concluded the submit.
Air Canada has not but replied to World Information’ request for touch upon these accusations.
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Followers of the cleaning soap star rapidly took to the submit’s replies to share their very own Air Canada horror tales.
“Sure, Air Canada is a crumbling enterprise. Nothing good comes from them. Sorry your loved ones needed to discover out the laborious manner…as a Canadian I ensure that to by pass them when booking flights. The horror tales they create…” shared one individual.
“Eric, we Canadians know, and now sadly you now know as nicely, that Air Canada’s motto is, ‘We’re not happy, till you’re not happy,’” one other quipped.
Braeden took time to answer to a lot of his followers within the feedback, together with one one who objected to him calling an airline worker a “b—h.”
“Do you suppose your PC crap prevents me from calling what one thing or any individual is??? I’m from the old fashioned,” he fired again.
Later, he returned to the platform to make clear that he loves coming to Canada and that his frustrations had been solely with the airline.
“I like coming to your nation, have been throughout CANADA, been visiting for over 40 years, solely encountered very pleasant folks; nevertheless, AIR CANADA is just not what it may very well be!” he wrote.
“Haphazard service, and so on! Having stated that, it’s an issue with a number of ‘privatized’ firms!”
He additionally clarified that he wasn’t making an attempt to make use of his superstar standing to garner particular remedy.
“Have NEVER taken benefit of being a considerably acquainted face, NEVER!”
World Information has reached out to Braeden for additional remark however didn’t hear again as of publication time.
Braeden’s son’s encounter with Air Canada marks the newest incident in a string of bad press over buyer complaints.
Simply final week a British Columbia man with spastic cerebral palsy stated he needed to drag himself off an Air Canada flight in Las Vegas when he was advised the airline’s third-party floor help personnel weren’t out there to assist him.
In late October, Canada’s chief accessibility officer Stephanie Cadieux stated Air Canada forgot her wheelchair in Toronto and it wasn’t out there to her when she disembarked in Vancouver.
And in September, the corporate issued an apology after they allegedly escorted prospects off a airplane once they refused to sit in a chair covered with vomit in the course of their greater than four-hour flight.
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