The Art of Travel #26

6 comments:

Tempest said...

About 2 years back I stopped on a 6 hour layover in Cincinnati on the way to Rome, Italy.
Bored stiff, lousy food court and colorless joyless ambiance.

There was an empty Air France jet on the ramp. Inside the terminal waiting area a door opened and out walked a male Air France purser followed by a number of young female Air France Flight Attendants. Each one of them was gorgeous (slim to) -all appeared under 30 and I had no doubt looks played a part in hiring. Perfect hairdos. Just the right amount of makeup, little scarves tied around their necks.

Took my breath away.


Watched the purser across the waiting area giving his instructions to his crew members in French.

I'll never forget that moment in of all place -an airport in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Travel being what it is today -you appreciate those moments.

Marshall P. Smith said...

After reading the post by Tempest I want to take an Air France flight!

Nate said...

Air France used to have some gorgeous menus.

Vanwall said...

Yeah, the food was fantastic for airline fodder.

swac said...

Weird, there's a recent animated United Airlines ad that features a guy going off to slay a dragon (I'm not kidding) and its Asian motif is remarkably similar to this image.

Marshall P. Smith said...

Food!

French food . . .

I didn't think about that.

Now I really want to fly Air France!