A bit of fun from Virgin Atlantic, which has revealed some of the odder requests made by passengers to cabin crew during flights after a survey of 3,000 of its staff.
Picture credit: Martin Lee/Rex Features
These range from asking for the engines to be turned down as they are too noisy too the slightly surreal question of whether there was a McDonalds onboard. Apart from it being slightly disheartening that somebody is unable to last a 12 hour flight without salivating for a burger, doesn't a flight kind of defeat the object of fast food - if you are on a long flight, its not like you are in rush is it? Anyway here's a link to the list.
On a vaguely related note, let me point you to a very entertaining blog from my colleague Will Horton based on some funny complaint letters Air New Zealand chief executive Rob Fyfe received and shared during an address at the National Aviation Press Club in Sydney last year - including one critic's comparison of a lounge to those same golden arches.
And just to bring it full circle, why not relive the fantastic complaint letter to Richard Brason from a couple of years ago from one disgruntled customer about the onboard meal, featuring this memorable line: