[Funny] Briton has transatlantic jumbo to himself (fwd)

Rohit Khare (khare@w3.org)
Thu, 3 Apr 1997 11:51:00 -0500 (EST)

I am in AWE... Someday...

[thanks to Joseph Reagle for this clipping]

> Forwarded Text ----
> LONDON (Reuter) - A British stockbroker returning to London
> Sunday from an Easter shopping trip to New York found himself
> bumped up to first class with 17 flight attendants at his beck
> and call because he was the only passenger on board.
> The British Airways Boeing 747 plane was delayed by an
> electrical fault and all the passengers except Stuart Pike
> switched to another flight.
> ``I wasn't in any hurry and didn't mind hanging around so I
> thought I'd wait. I thought there would be more space on this
> flight...but I didn't realize just how much,'' Pike said.
> -=-=-