As airlines congratulate their passengers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

• How airlines congratulate their passengers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Travel-blogger Sergei Anashkevichu somehow had to see the New Year in an airplane during flight. It was quite unusual: the flight attendants wore red caps, all passengers served champagne in glass goblets from the business class and tangerines.

Remembering the flight, Sergey decided to learn how airline still greet their passengers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

As airlines congratulate their passengers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year


The Canadian company WestJet More in 2013 won the hearts of many with his Christmas video. The company is one of the few that gives real real gifts. At the departure airport Santa Claus interested desires airline customers, and just a couple of hours upon arrival gifts waiting for passengers at the baggage belt! Is not it cool?

This year, WestJet has decided to make a gift to the fire-affected residents of the Canadian town of Fort McMurray, Coll them all together.


In 2014, Finnair has shown millions of people around the world the secret video, which showed a hub of gifts Santa Claus and how the recipients of their distribution.

Air Canada

Air Canada on Christmas Eve decided to treat Canadians living abroad, giving them the opportunity to spend Christmas at home!

Air New Zealand

In 2014, on the eve of Christmas flight attendants 11 flights Air New Zealand turned into Santa Claus and elves, presenting the passengers a good mood.

the Lufthansa

This year, Lufthansa has decided to please passengers gastronomically Airlines has prepared all its passengers with small chocolate gifts, and long-haul flights, passengers of the first class can choose from a special menu and spend a magical dinner in flight by candlelight.

As airlines congratulate their passengers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Also, the airline graced the salons of all its aircraft Christmas lights. Particular attention is paid to children - they are on the plane gave teddy bears.

Not everyone is happy

By the way, there are also curious cases associated with Christmas greetings on board. Thus, on December 23 this year, aboard Flight 1140 of American Airlines from New York to Dallas passenger lost his temper and attacked the cabin crew after they welcomed passengers on the landing, wishing everyone "Happy Christmas!"

"You should not talk like that, because not all celebrate Christmas!" - said the passenger flight attendant, who greeted the passengers. "But what can I say?" - he asked the girl. "Yes, anything other than" Merry Christmas "!" - and he said, pushing the flight attendant, he proceeded to the salon.

As airlines congratulate their passengers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Her colleague, who met in the middle of the passenger compartment, also kindly greeted him with the words: "Merry Christmas!"

This finally brought passengers from itself. He roared again: "Do not you dare say that!" According to witnesses, he did not want to settle down and burst into long and loud tirade about the improper behavior of the crew. As a result, companion removed from the flight and sent to the police station ...

in the skies over Europe trees and congratulations to

Sometimes planes painted trees and write greetings in the sky during the flight. This is done by means of a track (similar to track navigation), which can be seen via Flightradar24 service.

In mid-December 2017 airliner Airbus A380 with registration number F-WWAE made an unusual test flight, drawing a Christmas tree in the sky. Here's how to look through the eyes of the flight and radar controllers:

Wood turned out just great: its top was over Hamburg (from there flew the plane), and the bottom of the barrel - over Stuttgart: distance between the two cities is approximately 630 kilometers.

- Flightradar24 (@ flightradar24) December 13, 2017

In the past year, the pilot light two-seat airplane Amateur Vans RV-9, with the registration number G-RVDG drew a small tree on the English county of Northamptonshire.

17 from 2017-aviation you may have missed or just plain forgot happened this year, including this Boeing bit of fun.

- Flightradar24 (@ flightradar24) December 31, 2017

The next day, in the skies over Germany could be observed for the appearance of the inscription "Merry X-mas". Its painted aircraft pilot Remos G-3 Mirage with registration number D-EPDC.

A pilot in Germany just got into nice Christmas mood #MerryChristmas

- Flightradar24 (@ flightradar24) December 12, 2016

A week later, the owner of the other light aircraft Vans RV-12 with registration number PH-BZT drew a tree in the sky over the Netherlands.

Vans RV-12 PH-BZT just had a TREE-mendous flight out of Lelystad! Cams: @ flightradar24

- Airport Webcams (@AirportWebcams) December 19, 2016