Eesh! Virgin Blue dealing with PR fallout after flight attendant puts child in overhead bin

You’re thinking, ‘This has to be a joke.’ Sadly, it’s not. How has the airline responded?

“Natalie Williamson claims she, her 17-month-old son, Riley, and her now estranged husband were on a Virgin flight from Fiji to Sydney, when the flight attendant picked up Riley, placed him in the locker and closed the latch.”

Virgin Blue is Australia’s second-largest airline.

The airline said an “incident” did take place, but that it involved an odd game of peek-a-boo. Either way, Virgin Blue fired the flight attendant and offered the mother three free flights, reports the Herald Sun.

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