Braeden took to X, previously Twitter, on Monday to blast the airline after his son was instructed by firm workers that he was too late to journey to Florida on a flight departing Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.
“Air Canada is a dismal airline, with an arrogant staff, mediocre service, etc!” his put up begins.
The 82-year-old, well-known for enjoying the function of Victor Newman on the long-running cleaning soap opera, insisted that there was plenty of time for his son to catch the flight.
“He was there in plenty of time for luggage to be stowed; they told him it took three hours to do so, obviously he asked why it took that long!! He learned later while going through US CUSTOMS THAT IT TOOK A FRACTION THEREOF,” the put up continues.
He added that his son was instructed his baggage was on the airplane however that, in some way, he was too late to board.
“He again begged the people at gate to let him on! They refused because he hadn’t been there exactly 3 hours before! He then went to customer service only to encounter some very rude B—H!! US customs just said ‘welcome to AIR CANADA’!”
“Now, I love VISITING CANADA, but your NATIONAL AIRLINE is NOT GOOD ADVERTISING FOR YOUR COUNTRY!!!” he concluded the put up.
Air Canada has not but replied to Global News’ request for touch upon these accusations.
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Fans of the cleaning soap star rapidly took to the put up’s replies to share their very own Air Canada horror tales.
“Yes, Air Canada is a crumbling business. Nothing good comes from them. Sorry your family had to find out the hard way…as a Canadian I make sure to by pass them when booking flights. The horror stories they create…” shared one particular person.
“Eric, we Canadians know, and now unfortunately you now know as well, that Air Canada’s motto is, ‘We’re not satisfied, until you’re not satisfied,’” one other quipped.
Braeden took time to answer to lots of his followers within the feedback, together with one one who objected to him calling an airline worker a “b—h.”
“Do you think your PC crap prevents me from calling what something or somebody is??? I’m from the old school,” he fired again.
Later, he returned to the platform to make clear that he loves coming to Canada and that his frustrations have been solely with the airline.
“I love coming to your country, have been all over CANADA, been visiting for over 40 years, only encountered very friendly people; however, AIR CANADA is not what it could be!” he wrote.
“Haphazard service, etc! Having said that, it’s a problem with a lot of ‘privatized’ companies!”
He additionally clarified that he wasn’t attempting to make use of his celeb standing to garner particular remedy.
“Have NEVER taken advantage of being a somewhat familiar face, NEVER!”
Global News has reached out to Braeden for additional remark however didn’t hear again as of publication time.
Braeden’s son’s encounter with Air Canada marks the latest incident in a string of dangerous press over buyer complaints.
Just final week a British Columbia man with spastic cerebral palsy stated he needed to drag himself off an Air Canada flight in Las Vegas when he was instructed the airline’s third-party floor help personnel weren’t obtainable to assist him.
In late October, Canada’s chief accessibility officer Stephanie Cadieux stated Air Canada forgot her wheelchair in Toronto and it wasn’t obtainable to her when she disembarked in Vancouver.
And in September, the corporate issued an apology after they allegedly escorted clients off a airplane after they refused to sit down in a chair coated with vomit throughout their greater than four-hour flight.
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