When Jeff White printed his boarding pass, he was more than shocked to find "H8GAYS" was his randomly generated confirmation code, The Washington Post reports.
"At first I didn't think I read it right," says White, a student at the University of West Florida. "I was worried that another customer might think I somehow picked that code. If I were a gay male, I might have thought that a Delta worker purposely gave me that code, and that would have made me extremely uncomfortable."
Delta was very sorry.
White, who was flying from Florida to New York by way of Atlanta, said Delta can ensure no one gets a code like that again.
Adrian Carrasquillo is the White House correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC.
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