Funny Jokes and Stories about Airplanes, Airlines and Flying
Fly the Funny Skies of Surfer Sam
Courtesy of pilots and flight attendants from Delta, Southwest, Continental, Northwest, American, and others who are better off anonymous.
(Note: Southwest has no assigned
seating; you just sit where you want.) Passengers
were apparently having a hard time choosing their seats, when a
flight attendant announced, "People, people we're
not picking out furniture here, find a seat and get
- On a Continental Flight with a very "senior"
flight attendant crew, the pilot said, "Ladies and
gentlemen, we've reached cruising altitude and will
be turning down the cabin lights. This is for your
comfort and to enhance the appearance of your flight
- On landing, the flight attendant said, "Please be
sure to take all of your belongings. If you're going
to leave anything, please make sure it's something
we'd like to have.
- "There may be 50 ways to leave your lover, but
there are only 4 ways out of this airplane"
- "Thank you for flying Delta Business Express.
We hope you enjoyed giving us the business as much
as we enjoyed taking you for a ride."
- As the plane landed and was coming to a stop at
Ronald Reagan, a lone voice came over the
loudspeaker: "Whoa, big fella. WHOA!"
- After a particularly rough landing during
thunderstorms in Memphis, a flight attendant on a
Northwest flight announced, "Please take care when
opening the overhead compartments because, after a
landing like that, sure as hell everything has
- From a Southwest Airlines employee: "Welcome
aboard Southwest Flight 245 to Tampa. To operate
your seat belt, insert the metal tab into the
buckle, and pull tight. It works just like every
other seat belt; and, if you don't know how to
operate one, you probably shouldn't be out in public
- "In the event of a sudden loss of cabin
pressure, masks will descend from the ceiling. Stop
screaming, grab the mask, and pull it over your
face. If you have a small child traveling with you,
secure your mask before assisting with theirs. If
you are traveling with more than one small child,
pick your favorite."
- "Weather at our destination is 50 degrees with
some broken clouds, but we'll try to have them fixed
before we arrive. Thank you, and remember, nobody
loves you, or your money, more than Southwest
- "Your seat cushions can be used for flotation;
and, in the event of an emergency water landing,
please paddle to shore and take them with our
- "As you exit the plane, make sure to gather
all of your belongings. Anything left behind will be
distributed evenly among the flight attendants. Please do not leave children or spouses."
- And from the pilot during his welcome message:
"Delta Airlines is pleased to have some of the best
flight attendants in the industry. Unfortunately,
none of them are on this flight!"
- Heard on Southwest Airlines just after a very
hard landing in Salt Lake City: The flight attendant
came on the intercom and said, "That was quite a
bump, and I know what y'all are thinking. I'm here
to tell you it wasn't the airline's fault, it wasn't
the pilot's fault, it wasn't the flight attendant's
fault, it was the asphalt."
- Overheard on an American Airlines flight into
Amarillo, Texas, on a particularly windy and bumpy
day: During the final approach, the Captain was
really having to fight it. After an extremely hard
landing, the Flight Attendant said, "Ladies and
Gentlemen, welcome to Amarillo. Please remain in
your seats with your seat belts fastened while the
Captain taxis what's left of our airplane to the
- Another flight attendant's comment on a less
than perfect landing: "We ask you to please remain
seated as Captain Kangaroo bounces us to the
- An airline pilot wrote that on this particular
flight he had hammered his ship into the runway
really hard. The airline had a policy which required
the first officer to stand at the door while the
Passengers exited, smile, and give them a "Thanks
for flying our airline." He said that, in light of
his bad landing, he had a hard time looking the
passengers in the eye, thinking that someone would
have a smart comment. Finally everyone had gotten
off except for a little old lady walking with a
cane. She said, "Sir, do you mind if I ask you a
question?" "Why, no, Ma'am," said the pilot. "What
is it?" The little old lady said, "Did we land, or
were we shot down? "
- After a real crusher of a landing in Phoenix,
the attendant came on with, "Ladies and Gentlemen,
please remain in your seats until Capt. Crash and
the Crew have brought the aircraft to a screeching
halt against the gate. And, once the tire smoke has
cleared and the warning bells are silenced, we'll
open the door and you can pick your way through the
wreckage to the terminal."
- Part of a flight attendant's arrival
announcement: "We'd like to thank you folks for
flying with us today. And, the next time you get the
insane urge to go blasting through the skies in a
pressurized metal tube, we hope you'll think of US
- Heard on a Southwest Airline flight. "Ladies
and Gentlemen, if you wish to smoke, the smoking
section on this airplane is on the wing and if you
can light 'em, you can smoke 'em."
- A plane was taking off from Kennedy Airport.
After it reached a comfortable cruising altitude,
the captain made an announcement over the intercom,
"Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain
speaking. Welcome to Flight Number 293, nonstop from
New York to Los Angeles. The weather ahead is good
and, therefore, we should have a smooth and
uneventful flight. Now sit back and relax... OH, MY
GOD!" Silence followed, and after a few minutes, the
captain came back on the intercom and said, "Ladies
and Gentlemen, I am so sorry if I scared you
earlier. While I was talking to you, the flight
attendant accidentally spilled a cup of hot coffee
in my lap. You should see the front of my pants!" A
passenger in Coach yelled, "That's nothing. You
should see the back of mine!"
- A mother and her young inquisitive son were flying Southwest Airlines from
Kansas City to Chicago. The son (who had been looking out the window) turned
to his mother and asked, "If dogs have baby dogs and cats have baby cats,
why don't planes have baby planes?"
The mother (who couldn't think of an answer) told her son to ask the flight
attendant. So the boy dutifully asked the flight attendant, "If dogs have
baby dogs and cats have baby cats, why don't planes have baby planes?"
The flight attendant responded, "Did your mother tell you to ask me that?"
The little boy admitted that she did. "Well, then, tell your mother that
there are no baby planes because Southwest always pulls out on time. Now,
let your mother explain that to you."
|A Little Fly-By-Night Humor|
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"Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible."-- Lord Kelvin, President, Royal Society, 1895
Stretch your mind and fly. -African Proverb
If idiots could fly, this place would be an airport.
In flying, I have learned that carelessness and over confidence are usually far more dangerous than deliberately accepted risk.
You know that indestructible black box that is used on airplanes? Why don't they make the whole plane out of that stuff?!
If flying is so safe, why do they call the airport the terminal?
Two vultures board an airplane, each carrying two dead raccoons. The flight attendant says: "I'm sorry, gentlemen, only one carrion per passenger."
A Wild Goose Chase
As each goose flaps its wings, it creates an 'uplift' for the birds following it. By flying in a "V" formation, the whole flock adds 71% more flying range than if each bird flew alone.
I hope life brings you much success.
I wish you a very happy day.
----- Surfer Sam
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