Welcome to another Saturday edition of Overheard on the Plane.

If you haven’t yet, check out Say What? Overheard on the Plane Editions 1-14 and of course keep sending in your stories for future posts to adam@pointmetotheplane.com. Remember to include the carrier and route as well as any other pertinent details and sources.

Remember, there is an on-going contest for any Overheard reader submissions with a mileage prize awarded for any entries submitted June 16 – August 1 (extended until August 30th).

Submitted by Gregory P

Southwest flight from Oakland (OAK) to Las Vegas (LAS)
Flight Attendant: In the event of a sudden cabin depressurization, oxygen masks will drop from the overhead console. Please put yours on first before deciding whether or not to put one on your child traveling with you.
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Submitted by Susan H in Hershey, PA

United flight from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AVP) to Newark (EWR) – My four year old daughter said the following to me upon walking off our commuter flight to Newark, Ewww mommy, it smells so bad. I responded: I know, honey we are back in New York.  This is why we are back here to pack our things and move permanently to Pennsylvania.
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Submitted by Michael in Santa Monica, CA

US Airways flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS)
I got upgraded to first class and this arrogant guy sitting across from me smiles and turns to me when his wife gets up to go the bathroom: – I’ve been cheating on her for 15 years, the least I can do is take her to Vegas.  I think he was shocked when instead of high-fiving him I told him he was pathetic.
Submitted by Heather in Carlsbad, CA – Courtesy of OHEverywhere

Frontier Flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Denver (DEN)
Flight attendant: Please turn all unapproved portable electronic devices such as laptops, iPods, cell phones, blackberries, coconuts, peaches, grapes, kiwis, or whatever the hell else y’all call them things. Also, if your child comes with a vibrate setting, set them to that mode now so if they go off during the flight the rest of your fellow passengers will not be annoyed.
Submitted by Chelsea in Hot Springs, Arkansas
AA Flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to JFK
As we were passing through security I heard the following conversation between 2 TSA agents:
Agent 1 – How are you liking the job? Not bad right?
Agent 2- The early morning shifts can be killer but it’s definitely a step up from IHOP.
Submitted by Aaron in Boulder, CO

UA Flight from Denver (DEN) to Jackson Hole (JAC)
Pilot (standing at the front of the plane on the intercom): Before we get going, I always ask, is there anyone here from JFK HS – Denver, CO class of 1973? NO RESPONSE. Alright, I’ll continue looking, hoping to find my old HS girlfriend.
Submitted by Lex in London, UK

BA Flight from London (LHR) to JFK
Studious looking (nice way to put it) Passenger: …but those are my cheese knives!
Security (rolls their eyes and tosses his cheese knives)

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Mike July 28, 2012 - 12:46 pm

Wow! The cheating husband story should trigger a most pathetic story contest.

adam July 28, 2012 - 12:59 pm

@Mike- 100% agree, and to tell some stranger on a plane…


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