Everyone encounters some problems at work. Sometimes minor ones, sometimes serious issues come from around the corner. Flight attendant’s job is not an exception. For example, sometimes it happens to drop something in the middle of the aisle. Or to spill the tray full of drinks on a passenger. Casual life situations.
Even if this passenger appears to be the CEO of an airline the flight attendant is working for. The story of American Airlines flight attendant Madison Peters is going viral.
Madison has been working for the airline for four years already and revealed not even once having spilt a drink on a flyer. This was the first time she will remember for a long time as this passenger was the CEO of American Airlines Doug Parker.
On her Instagram account Madison shared: “I was serving drinks during boarding to the first class cabin. I had a full tray with drinks on it, when the passenger in front of me stops in the aisle and backs up. He bumps into the tray and the drinks go flying”.
But the CEO of the company did not get mad. “Luckily he was super cool, and a good sport about it. He later came back and we chatted for a little, and joked about it the rest of the flight”, she wrote.
Guys I have worked for American Airlines for 4 years, and not once have I ever spilt a drink on a passenger.
Guess who they land on. Half of them went all over me, the other half in Doug’s lap. I WAS MORTIFIED. I wanted to drop dead right there in the aisle. (Like am I still employed?!) I’m still slightly traumatized/embarrassed.
Luckily he was super cool, and a good sport about it. He later came back and we chatted for a little, and joked about it the rest of the flight.
When he was getting off the plane he told me he’d never forget me…. guess that’s a good thing right?
Most people never even meet their CEO let alone shower them with beverages. But it’s too good of a story not to tell. Accidents happen.