The star batsman was fuming after the incident as he traveled to Australia to play for the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League after his Dolphins side lost in the final of South Africa's Twenty20 competition on Saturday.
"I suggest you tell Platinum, First Class fliers that they not allowed in your lounges with flip flops before they fly, @Qantas! Muppets!," he tweeted to his 2.88 million followers.
"And BTW, @Qantas! Thongs (flip flops) are an institution in this great country! GET A GRIP! Tired, jet lagged & just wanted to chill! #Muppets," he added. Qantas tightened dress code rules for entry to lounges earlier this year saying a survey of business travelers overwhelmingly supported the move.
"@KP24. It must have been disappointing Kevin. Changes from earlier this year. Hope to welcome you back again soon," Qantas tweeted in response.


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