Wrong Alan Joyce targeted on Twitter

AN American university student named Alan Joyce has been wrongfully targeted on Twitter as people all over the world react angrily at Qantas's decision to ground its entire fleet.

Channel Ten's political reporter Hugh Riminton was among those who had the wrong guy.

"If you're so proud of taking the 'hard decision' how about making one about your pay @alanjoyce?" he tweeted.

But the younger Alan Joyce set the record straight with some cheeky tweets.

"I'm no more CEO of Qantas than @willsmith is a famous movie actor," the student from California's Stanford University tweeted.

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