Watch the heartwarming video of the flight attendants singing Happy Birthday to the veteran
Video Credit: @WaldronSamantha
A World War II veteran, who was on a flight from Orlando, was left surprised when Southwest Airlines flight attendants started singing Happy Birthday as he turned 101 on the flight.
The crew on a Southwest Airlines flight sang Happy Birthday for a World War II veteran and passengers on the plane also joined them.
The video shows the crew and passengers paying tribute to the World War II veteran on his 101st birthday during the flight.
One passenger named Samantha Godwin filmed the heartwarming moment and shared the video footage on Twitter. She wrote:
‘@SouthwestAir being the baller airlines that they are took time out to sing Happy Birthday to a WWII vet.’ Credit: @WaldronSamantha)
The heartwarming video instantly went viral and received thousands of views and comments, praising the Southwest Airlines flight crew and the passengers.
Southwest Airlines replied to the tweet: ‘We treat our Customers like family, and we’re so glad we were able to celebrate this milestone! Thanks for sharing, Samantha! -Alec.’
One user commented on the video: ‘HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Thank You for your service… Awesome Southwest Airlines…..’ while another said: ‘Happy 101th Birthday!!! Thank you for your service and sacrifices. God bless him and everyone on the flight that made his birthday special.’
One user wrote: ‘So sweet and wonderful. HAPPY BIRTHDAY.’ Another user wrote: ‘Happy Birthday hope you have a blessed day and thank you for your service. God bless you’.
You can ask Southwest Airlines for a birthday message for your loved ones during flight via Facebook or Twitter or while making your reservation.
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