Snape from 'Harry Potter' is alive and works for American Airlines

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Snape from 'Harry Potter' Is Alive and Works for American Airlines

Remember before "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" came out, and everyone wanted to know if Professor Snape was good or bad?

Maybe the real question should have been, is Professor Snape a fictional wizard or a real American Airlines gate agent?

The death of the infamous Hogwarts professor in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" was heartbreaking for fans. However, maybe Snape just went into hiding in a place where the deception and injustice would make him feel right at home -- New York City's LaGuardia airport.

About three years ago passenger photos started popping up on Reddit of an American Airlines gate agent named David Dolci that bore a remarkable resemblance to Alan Rickman's famed character.

Now the airline is getting in on the joke, sharing a photo of the agent on Facebook. Dolci is seen posing at a gate with a wand pointed at a fellow employee in a Gryffindor robe. The photo is captioned, "Severus Snape will assist you in the boarding process for flight nine and 3/4 from LaGuardia to Hogwarts, we'll be boarding by sorting house and are expecting a full flight today."

Severus Snape will assist you in the boarding process for Flight Nine and Three Quarters from LaGuardia to Hogwarts. We'...

Posted by American Airlines on Friday, June 5, 2015


With Snape in charge, you better forget about trying to sweet-talk your way into a first class upgrade.

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