Flyers often ask to shut down engine to reduce noise: Survey
It’s too noisy, could you please turn off the engines? Could you please open the window? These are some of the ‘foolish’ and ‘bizarre requests’ flyers often make to flight attendants, according to a new survey.
The survey of some 3,000 Virgin Atlantic cabin crew members found that while some passengers fail to understand why they are prevented from opening the window, others think “turning down” the engines could reduce the noise, others fail. “Please, can you open the window?” was among the most common unusual queries made by uncomfortable passengers who seem to be unaware of the benefits of a pressurised cabin at 35,000 feet.
Other unique questions included “could you turn the engines down because they are too noisy?” and “please … Continue Reading (2 minute read)