August 4th, 2012 11:01 EST
Dude Waits On Hold For 15 Hours To Confirm His Flight With Qantas
"An Australian man said he called the Qantas airline and waited for 15 hours, 40 minutes and 1 second before hanging up the phone.
Andrew Kahn of Adelaide said he called Qantas at 7:22 p.m. Wednesday to confirm his travel arrangements and remained on hold until 11:01 a.m. Thursday while a recorded voice said an agent would speak to him `as soon as possible,` the Sydney Morning Herald reported Friday.
Kahn said he later called back and was able to speak with a customer service representative who told him he was not booked for the flight due to a code error in the ticket booking."
This curious incident illustrates the incompetence of Qantas, and the stupidity of Kahn. This moron could have flown halfway around the world, and done a hundred and one important things in 15 hours.
Kahn said he stayed on the phone for so long, because he wanted to know exactly what they meant by "as soon as possible." Anybody with half a brain knows that when a customer service rep tells you that he will be with you as soon as possible, it means that you might as well put your phone on speaker and prepare your dinner.
If I stayed on hold for 15 hours waiting to speak with a customer service rep, I wouldn`t want anyone to find out. But this dude blabbed to the press, and everyone else.
Kahn your mission is accomplished: The world knows not to book a flight on Qantas, but they also know that your elevator doesn`t go to the top floor.
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