You'd think airlines would do a little more to make the whole experience of catapulting through the sky in a metal tube at screaming velocities a little less nerve wracking. Sadly, this is not the case.
Take these four airlines, which recently decided to go the distance in the incompetence race with the unbelievable audacity of a dog who looks you in the eye while pissing on your baby. And if you think that analogy is over the top, you're not ready for the following stories ...
Airline Loses Someone's Dog, Emails the Press About How Little They Care
Everyone has a lost-luggage story, but for most of us that luggage wasn't a living, breathing thing like Larry, an Italian greyhound that made a leash break at San Francisco International.
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"I see how they're handling the luggage. Fuck this."
It's a terrible mistake that could happen anywhere, so when asked for a statement by local TV, all Air Canada really had to do was make some kind of attempt at basic human empathy for little Larry's owners. Or ... they could write a dismissive email instructing employees to ignore the media's interest and accidentally send it to the same TV station. Either way!
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"Hey, forget the email. Just smear some dog shit on a letterhead and send that."