Fathers work alongside sons and daughters on special BA flight
It was the first time the pairs had worked together.
British Airways celebrated Father’s Day by giving some of its fathers the chance to work alongside their sons and daughters on a long-haul flight.
The flight from London Heathrow to San Diego in California departed last week with the help of family teams employed across the airline, including check-in agents, engineers, cabin crew and pilots.
Cabin crew member Lois Mackerness, who worked alongside her father, David, said: “Growing up seeing the pride and passion my dad has for caring for his customers really encouraged me to work hard and make sure that I love what I do too.
“It was great to work on board together. I picked up some of his top tips that he’s learnt through his many years of flying.”
“This is the first time we’ve ever worked on the same aircraft together and that’s such a special feeling.
“I was incredibly proud of her, and from the moment we stepped onto the plane we weren’t father and daughter, but two members of a flying crew getting ready to operate a flight.”
“It’s great to be able to reward the fathers in our teams who have inspired the next generation of aviation enthusiasts.”
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