On Friday’s flight home from Washington, D.C., I boarded our American Airlines flight with an armful of the flowers we had provided for the California State Society’s Presidential Inauguration Luncheon.
As I have written about before, I enjoy flying with flowers and immediately presented one of my bouquets to the flight attendant that greeted us upon boarding. “These are for you,” I said.
The reaction is almost always the same.
“You’re kidding, right?”
“Nope, these are for you. Thank you for all you do.”
It’s a small gesture of appreciation for the tough job flight attendants have, working with all different types of travelers. “Just because” flowers really do go a long way in brightening someone’s day, or flight, as the case may be.
I captured the response of one happy Southwest Airlines flight attendant in this clip on YouTube, “Why I Fly With Flowers & You Should Too.”
Have you ever flown with flowers? I’d love to hear your stories and any kind of reaction you might have gotten for giving “just because” flowers. Feel free to share your story in the comments section below.