First class passenger gives up seat for woman, wins everyone's hearts

First class passenger gives up seat for woman, wins everyones hearts

The heartwarming story was shared along with pictures on social media by flight attendant.



By Web Report

Published: Fri 20 Dec 2019, 12:53 PM

Last updated: Fri 20 Dec 2019, 2:57 PM

A Virgin Atlantic plane passenger is winning hearts for making an 88-year-old woman's dream come true by swapping his first class seat with her economy seat.  
The kindhearted passenger, Jack, happily sat in the row of seats directly next to the economy toilets so that the elderly woman, Violet, could fulfill her dream of sitting at the front of the aircraft. According to reports in Mirror.co.uk, the heartwarming story was shared along with pictures on social media by flight attendant, Leah Amy.
Amy wrote about the unlikely friendship of Jack and Violet, who began chatting as strangers at the airport. That's when Jack decided Violet would get more out of his seat than him, the New Zealand Herald reports.
Amy, the Manchester-based flight attendant, wrote on Facebook: 'Of the hundreds of flights I've operated, I've had the pleasure of looking after footballers, supermodels and some Hollywood movie stars but let me tell you about my two favourite passengers EVER! Jack and Violet'.
Amy explained how Jack went up to Violet sitting in the economy and exchanged seats with her. 'Jack and his family purchased seats in our upper class cabin for a flight home from New York, but when he got onboard, Jack went and found violet in economy and swapped seats with her'.
Praising Jack for his humble nature, Amy wrote: 'He then sat on the row of seats directly next to the economy toilets and never made a peep or asked for anything the rest of the flight. No fuss, no attention, literally did it out of the kindness of his own heart, no one asked him too'.
Elderly Violet has been a nurse in both the UK and in America and was travelling to New York to see her daughter after a longtime following her knee replacement. Violet asked Amy to take a selfie to show her daughter as she wouldn't believe she flew first class. The post on Facebook was met with several praiseworthy comments.
One person wrote: 'Amazing young man', while another wrote: 'You deserve a first class ticket next trip from the airline. Love you to be my grandson'.


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