Washington National Airport: 6 Year Old’s Badger On The Loose

A Southwest ramp agent saved Christmas for a little girl who lost her teddy bear in Detroit’s airport last year.

Now the Washington National airport twitter team is on a similar mission, coming out with what the Washington Post called an ‘important alert’.

Of course since this is twitter not everyone is helpful. Some suggested the animal looks like a foreigner and is probably held in ICE detention, not realizing that there’s no regular customs facility at Washington National airport with the only inbound international flights coming from airports with preclearance facilities. And of course there’s the inevitable Badgers? We don’t need no stinkin’ badgers!.

C’mon @AmericanAir I haven’t seen a re-tweet yet, let’s help this little girl!

(HT: Kevin B.)

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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