Welcome to a Sunday edition of Overheard on the Plane! Here we go…
Submitted by Michael P
American Airlines flight from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Dallas, TX (DFW)
After we boarded our HNL-DFW flight in first class a mom with a toddler on the way back to economy said to her daughter…
Passenger: We are not at our seats yet, keep walking pass these fancy people in their fancy seats.
Submitted by Alex in College Park, MD
Air Canada flight from Paris, France (CDG) to Montreal, Quebec (YYL)
On approach the flight attendant said: Ladies and gentlemen. We are about to land in Montreal. Please make sure your seat and traytable are in the upright and locked position. At this time we would like to go over the emergency exits on this aircraft…
Submitted by Marty K in Dublin, Ireland
Aer Lingus flight from Dublin, Ireland (DUB) to Barcelona, Spain (BCN)
Flight Attendant: Would you like some headphones?
Passenger: Yes, please!!! …and how did you know my name is Phones?
Submitted by Hector R in Bronx, NY
JetBlue flight from JFK to Tampa, FL (TPA)
Pilot: Folks, we have reached our cruising altitude now, so I am going to switch the seat belt sign off. Feel free to move about as you wish, but please stay inside the plane until we land. It’s a bit cold outside, and if you walk on the wings it could impact the flight pattern.
Submitted by Amber in St. Louis, MO
United flight from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Miami, FL (MIA)
Overheard on Channel 9
Tower: You have traffic at 10 o’clock, 6 miles.
Pilots: Give us another hint, we have digital watches!
Submitted by Tim K in Binghamton, NY
Delta flight from New York LaGuardia (LGA) to Syracuse, NY (SYR)
Taxiing down the tarmac, the plane abruptly stopped, turned around and returned to the gate. After an hour-long wait, it finally took off. A concerned passenger asked the flight attendant, what the problem was…
Flight Attendant: The pilot was bothered by a noise he heard in the engine…and it took us a while to find a new pilot.
Submitted by Gayle P in Rye, NY
Spirit flight from LaGuardia (LGA) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)
No joke, on my recent Spirit flight the flight attendant and this departing message, I think she was only half kidding…
Flight Attendant: Last one off the plane cleans it.
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