British Airways faced the wrath of Sachin Tendulkar and his fans when it asked Sachin for his full name. It all began when Sachin tweeted about the disappointing service of British Airways and the trouble he and his family had to encounter as his luggage was tagged to a wrong destination.
Angry Disappointed and Frustrated.. #BAdserviceBA Family member’s Waitlisted ticket not confirmed despite seats being available (1/2)
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 13, 2015
sachin tendulkar @sachin_rt:
— Tarun Shukla (@shukla_tarun) November 13, 2015
Viewing Sachin’s comment, the airline’s customer executive asked Sachin his full name. The airline company posted:
British Airways @British_Airways:
@sachin_rt We’re sorry to hear this Sachin, could you please DM us your baggage ref, full name and address so we can look into this for you?
— British Airways (@British_Airways) November 13, 2015
Sachin is currently in Los Angeles for the finals of Cricket All-Stars T20 match.
The following are a few tweets made by the furious fans of Sachin Tendulkar:
Birju Bhatt @bhatt_birju:
@British_Airways @sachin_rt just send it to India with name on it. it will reach to his home.. Only Sachin Tendulkar, India. That is enough.
@sachin_rt Dear British airways the full name is GOD…
sagar singh @sasi4049:
#NeveronBA British airways is fan of Maria sarapova and great Idea of advertising by humalating sachin.great brand advertisement
Shivam Agarwal @agarwal1709:
That’s how you hurt the sentiment of people of country where Cricket is considered as religion, and @sachin_rt as its God. @British_Airways