Skip to comments.Why is AirTran Lying About,Attacking Its Customers?:The Answers, Documents AirTran Won’t Provide
Posted on 12/06/2009 8:36:55 PM PST by STARWISE
Why is AirTran lying about its passengers? And why would you believe the company that refuses to answer important questions or release documents to back up their claims?
The airline may face a lawsuit, which will finally uncover the proof that a dry run was conducted by 11 Muslim men, and it tried to force passengers to fly with them, anyway.
As readers know, on Thursday, I posted an e-mail written by Tedd J. Petruna, a NASA employee who was on AirTran Flight 297 from Atlanta to Houston on November 17th of this year.
He recounted in the e-mailwhich he never intended to go public all around the internethow 11 Middle Eastern men, likely Muslims, conducted what appeared to be a dry run. He wrote the e-mail to dispute the lie AirTran told the press that the flight was canceled because a man refused to stop talking on his cell phone. AirTran, by the way, has never released the name of that man.
And now, the long knives of AirTran public relations have come out. AirTran told the Atlanta Urinal-Constipation, er . . . Journal-Constitution that Petruna was not on the flight (well, at least in this case, theres no constipation, as the paper is full of crap). And instantly, everyone believes AirTran, without seeing the official passenger manifest or any documentation whatsoever. Everyone, except me and most of my readers (not the trolls who are now commenting).
(Excerpt) Read more at debbieschlussel.com ...
The last time I flew was on AirTran. After this I might not fly on that airline anymore.
I guess muslim hijackers are now wanting cheap flights as well. AirTran better wake up and realize if they aren’t above board with this incident and another plane assault occurs with THEIR jets that’s going to hurt their bottom line a fricking hell of a lot more than pissing off a small number of muslim nutballs that were TRYING to cause a problem.
I strongly suggest everyone that feels like you about this should send AirTran a letter stating exactly that. Make sure they know they will lose money, it’s the only thing that can get them to make a better decision.
Worse still, they've made it just that more difficult for anyone to depend on air travel.
Debbie cracks me up. She is right on this one too. The story was on http://www.nationalterroralert.com/ a site I pay some attention to.
She does make a mistake. Chaplain Robinson was not on the original flight.
In fact she is mentioned directly there as of tonight! http://www.nationalterroralert.com/updates/2009/12/03/what-happened-on-airtran-airways-flight-297/
He picked up the plane just after the incident happened upon its return to the terminal.
"Like it or not, we are involved in asymmetrical warfare."
‘Zactly. I believe everything else. The crew and passengers didn’t refuse to fly because of an Amish on a cell phone.
Thanks for posting. Very interesting.
Air Tran is in full cover-up mode because Obama ordered them to cover it up.
Well put, imho.
Lawsuit baiting or whatever it is, such activities — and especially since they get away with them! — embolden others to continue to probe, see what they can get away with, what our vulnerabilities are, what our constraints (self-imposed!!) are...
Every time these groups of unruly muslims (or any other group) gets away with this crap, is allowed to disrupt like they are, the more the envelope will be pushed. Any parent, any teacher knows this, DUH!
I have a proposal: that we get together our own group acting in this same way. Seriously. Lets see what happens when it’s NOT a favored group doing this stuff, would WE get away with it?
And the chaplain’s name isn’t Eugene, it’s Keith
Air Tran’s official statement
Chaplain Keith Robinson’s account
A shame isn’t it.
Whatever happened, the pilot and crew CHOSE TO NOT CONTINUE THE FLIGHT.
Whatever happened, a number of passengers (12 or so) ALSO CHOSE TO NOT CONTINUE THE FLIGHT.
The story making the rounds may be hyped up about what happened, but the AirTran story is also CLEARLY NOT THE TRUTH.
The crew and passengers WOULD NOT BE GETTING OFF FOR SUCH A MINOR INCIDENT.
I would LOVE to see proof of that!
Not that I doubt you, but proof would be SWEEEEEET!
This story is odd. I am not sure if it actually occurred as related by DS. The story has been strongly debunked by Snopes but there seems to be unanswered questions with at least one other passenger relating a somewhat similar story as Petruna.