2009-10-28

A comment from a NW Connection Flight Attendant

I boarded the a small plane for my connection out of MSP yesterday and clambered to my seat in the far back corner.  It was a regional jet so it's not like all the way back is that far back.  But  I got there and scrunched myself into the corner, lauding silently the comfort of using a scrunched up sweatshirt as a makeshift pillow against the plastic wall.  That's the real reason to travel with a sweatshirt on a plane.  The impromptu pillow uses.  That and by wearing it, it makes is less likely people will talk to you then when you dress business casual, but that's another matter.

As I waited to drift off to a fitful sleep for the next 45 minutes, the Flight Attendant gave her safety speech, which I could probably recite from memory at this point.  And then, just as we were getting ready to take off, gave us the other important piece of information:

"Ladies and gentlemen, you'll be happy to know that neither of our pilots are asleep, arguing, or using their laptop computers."

Thanks for the update, NW!

6 comments:

The GF said...

Nice.

Kathy said...

Hilarious! (And is there anyone else here who thinks that's not really what they were doing up there? I call B.S. on the laptops.)

Lynne said...

Oh my! Did that really happen?! That's funny, and somewhat relieving!

Vernz said...

funny but true! the pilots might have been hooked also to FB or blogging or something! ...

Buggys said...

Maybe they wil have to start leaving the cockpit door open during flights. No sleeping or other distractions possible then. Also seat all of the children under 7 years old at the front of the plane.

Ann said...

LOL, well that was comforting news. bet that made the flight a little less stresful.