Dictionary maker Merriam-Webster says online searches for the definition of “volunteer” jumped 1,900% Monday. United had offered vouchers worth $800 to anyone who would volunteer to give up their seat on the flight Sunday, but found no takers.
— Jennie_XYY (@Jennie_XYY) April 11, 2017
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“We overbooked but you pay the price,” ”We Put The Hospital In Hospitality“ and ”We’ll drag you all over the world“ are among the faux slogans being offered up on social media under #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos.
— Otto The Capuchin (@Capuchin_Trader) April 11, 2017
— Tanju Yesilkaya (@TanjuTweet) April 11, 2017
A day after viral videos of a bloodied man being dragged off an overbooked United flight by aviation security fueled criticism of the airline, Twitter users are using the platform to poke fun at the airline’s tactics.
This Sunday, April 9, 2017, image shows a passenger being removed from a United Airlines flight in Chicago.
pic.twitter.com/V40kQjJ6v1 No one deserve this! #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos Just designed a new T-shirt 4 ourselves🙄️ALL LIVES MATTER!
— stefie florencia (@erificia) April 11, 2017
— Happening Babua (@HappeningBabua) April 11, 2017
— marleen new (@marlojo) April 11, 2017
There’s a "Hospital" in our Hospitality #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos
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#NewUnitedAirlinesMottos The only airline with fist class!
(@willbarrett_1) April 11, 2017 — William B.
Ladies and Gentlemen, meet our captain and crew.
United Airlines’ parent company CEO Oscar Munoz says he’s “upset” by the incident but believes his employees took the right action.
Full details … United Launches New Drag-On/Drag-Off Seating. https://t.co/ck7d86xDb7 #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos pic.twitter.com/Zh8rOoPAw4
United "put the hospital in hospitality" is just one of thousands of tweets that flooded social media Tuesday in the aftermath of disturbing incident aboard a United Airlines flight.
I mean FLIGHT. All the best for your fight… FLIGHT.
In the event of an Emergency, use the cushion under your seat to block punches from our enforcers. #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos
— Marilyn Peake (@marilynpeake) April 11, 2017
@united .@UnitedAirlines newest commercial #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos #UnitedAirlines https://t.co/ji6m668Rdv
— Andrew J Falsinator (@TheFalsinator) April 11, 2017
Let us make the decision for you!" #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos "Flight overbooked? Can’t decide whether to give up your seat?
United. Cash me ousside howbow dah. #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos
Welll there was. #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos Is there a doctor on board?
You’re now free to bleed about the cabin#NewUnitedAirlinesMottos
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— The Shovel (@TheShovel) April 11, 2017
— Mandy’s Mounds (@MandysMounds) April 11, 2017