FR Apologizes For “We Don’t Want To Die” Inflight Announcement
Apologizes For “We Don’t Want To Die” Inflight Announcement
the most inexperienced flyer knows – you don’t say ‘Hi, Jack!’ at an airport.
any flight attendant should be well aware that mentioning the prospect of a
crash to pax is verboten.
didn’t get the message at Ryanair. The low-cost giant has apologized after one
of its crew members joked, 'we don't want to die' after a flight was delayed
due to ice on the wing.
The flight, due to depart GLA for DUB, had
already been delayed for several hours when the announcement was made to
In a video clip, filmed by a passenger and
shared on social media, a cabin crew member said that the plane could not take
off due to ice on the wing, adding, “we don't want to die.”
FR said it would be speaking to the crew member
involved and apologized for the “regrettable comment she made in the heat of
the moment.” Perhaps she should stick to the important parts of her duties,
like selling scratch lottery cards.
incident reminds Open Jaw of a domestic SYD-PER flight across a dry Australia
on the late Ansett Airlines. During the safety demonstration the male attendant
held up a life preserver and said: “You won’t need this today unless we crash
into a swimming pool.”
mostly-Aussie audience just laughed and called for more beer.