Punked Airline Gives Boarding Pass to...bin Laden?

This undated file photo shows al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan.   (AP Photo)

(User Submitted) – Readers of a British Airways company magazine were surely surprised to discover that Osama bin Laden is a frequent flier with their airline—and flies first class to boot. A doctored boarding pass image bearing the name "Bin Laden/Osama" (destination: Washington, DC) escaped the editors' scrutiny and made its way into a story about passengers being able to download their boarding passes to their iPhones, reports ABC News.

The company acknowledged that the magazine graphic was a mistake and said it is investigating the source—there's some speculation that it could be a prank pulled by an upset current for former employee. Photo at the link. Read the full article.

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