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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS AT 37,000 FEET
Apr 21st, 2013 by Warren Swil

My first contact with Flight Attendant Kathryn M. came when, less than 20 minutes into the flight, she arrived at seat 5F to take my luncheon order.
“Would you like Shrimp Salad or Chicken Perino,” she inquired, leaning slightly forward over Eduardo, the agricultural researcher from Costa Rica, sitting in 5E.

UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS: These two senior flight deck officers, below, expertly guided one leg of our flight aboard an EBR 145 to southern latitudes. There was no time to obtain their names as they were really busy with pre-flight checks. If anyone knows the identities these terrific human beings – and expert pilots – please ask them to get in touch with me. They do their employer proud. © 2013 Warren Swil

UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS: These two senior flight deck officers expertly guided one leg of our flight aboard an EBR 145 to southern latitudes. There was no time to obtain their names as they were really busy with pre-flight checks. If anyone knows the identities of these terrific human beings – and expert pilots – please ask them to get in touch with me. They do their employer proud. © 2013 Warren Swil

“I’ll take the shrimp, please, Kathryn,” I responded without hesitation.
She was a bit taken aback that I used her name. I guess few passengers care enough about cabin crew to bother reading their lapel name tags.
I thought it only common courtesy. 


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