‘Harry Potter’ Professor Snape is alive, now working for American Airlines

Fans of “Harry Potter” no longer need to mourn the loss of Professor Severus Snape—the stern-faced potions master who died as one of biggest heroes in the film series.

It turns out he has found a job working the customer service counter at American Airlines.

Muggle frequent fliers began noticing a striking resemblance between the airline employee —whose real name is David Dolci, according to LinkedIn—and Alan Rickman’s raven-haired film character.  Over the course of several years, passengers began posting memes with movie quote adaptations celebrating the uncanny discovery:

Time reports that the earliest sightings date back to 2012. Now the airline decided to have a little fun with Potter fans by posting a note to their Facebook page accompanied by a picture of the Professor Snape—or Dolci—bestowing help to a young customer dressed in Hogwarts robes.

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“Severus Snape will assist you in the boarding process for Flight Nine and Three Quarters from LaGuardia to Hogwarts. We’ll be boarding by Sorting House and are expecting a full flight today.

Our First Class Slytherin passengers can now board the Patronus Jet. Please let our Flight Attendants know if you would like a pre-departure butterbeer. Ravenclaw and Hufflepuff are welcome to board next.

Last and certainly least, Gryffindor and Muggles may board.”

Looks like Slytherins may have a new favorite airline.