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Submitted by Michael W
Flight Attendant (over loudspeaker): Upon disembarking, please carefully open the overhead storage doors, as your belongings may have shifted during the flight. And as we all know, “shift” happens
American flight from Miami (MIA) to St. Thomas (STT)
Pilot (during severely delayed flight): This is your pilot speaking, no word from air traffic control, but I just wanted to let you know…that I’m thinking of all of you.
Virgin America flight from JFK to Las Vegas (LAS)
Pilot (upon touch-down): … And the crowd goes wild! Woo-hoo!
United flight from Chicago (ORD) to Denver (DEN)
Pilot (after taxing to the gate for ten minutes): Let me know if you guys see something that looks like an airport.
WestJet flight from Montreal (YUL) to Toronto (YYZ)
Pilot: And if you have any comments or questions, go ahead and look me up on Facebook.
Flight attendant: That would be a cloud.