While high on marijuana, a computer operator at the main computer reservations centre of a major airline failed to load a crucial tape at a crucial time. The result was eight hours of down computer time, erased reservations, and a 19 million loss to the airlines. Commenting on the 19 million loss, an airline spokesman said That was an awfully expensive joint by anybody's standards.
Equal Opportunities International – Emerald Publishing
Published: Feb 1, 1992