April 12, 2011
You may remember a while back we wrote about our passengers’ strangest inflight requests – we’ve certainly been on the lookout for Barbie ever since.
This time around we’ve spoken to our check in staff at our 32 destinations around the world, and discovered that the strangeness doesn’t just happen on board – it begins inside the airport terminal.
From a giant wheel of cheese to a car engine, the survey revealed that our passengers are willing to try and check in almost anything on their flights, as demonstrated by the lady who had her family carry her unwrapped, unpackaged bath tub to the counter at JFK.
Other items that have turned up at Virgin Atlantic check in desks around the world include:
Have you ever seen anyone trying to check in a bizarre item on one of our flights? Perhaps you’ve even chanced it yourself – either way, we’d love to hear your stories so share them with us in the comments below.
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