Top 10 Reasons You Know You're An Airline Geek

Top 10 Reasons You Know You Are An Airline Geek

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Are You An Airline Geek?

Originally published May 15, 2012

 

I’ll admit that I’m an airline geek. I’ve been all my life since I discovered airplanes.  So I thought it would be fun to write this list.

 

Lufthansa Boeing 747-8i left wing over a lake in the U.S.

Lufthansa Boeing 747-8i left wing over a lake in the U.S.

 

You Know You’re an Airline Geek When:

 

1. You get in your car, buckle up and wait for the safety video to begin

Ford car Interior


2. You set your alarm clock to:

7:07, 7:17, 7:27, 7:32, 7:33, 7:34, 7:35, 7:36, 7:37, 7:38, 7:39, 7:41, 7:42, 7:44, 7:47, 7:48, 7:52, 7:53, 7:57

 


3. You take bus number 767 to work

Prague, Czech Republic Prague Airport (PRG) Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-400


4. Your favorite number is 380 or 777 or 789

Singapore Airlines (SQ) Airbus A380 Taking off from London-Heathrow (LHR)

    Singapore Airlines (SQ) Airbus A380 Taking off from London-Heathrow (LHR)

5. You’ve ridden all the buses numbered with the Boeing series in the U.K. airports

76 Bus stop at Luton Airport (LTN)


6. You get upset when you can’t listen to Channel 9 on United Airlines

Continental Airlines (CO) Boeing 767-400 taxiing in Honolulu, HI (HNL) on April 6, 2002


7. You fly 2,500 miles in the other direction just to log a new aircraft type

Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 Landing at IAH on 20180118_140354


8. You’re on your local bus and is upset there is no in-seat video

 

Vaduz, Liechtenstein - Number 12 Bus To Buchs, Switzerland from Vaduz


9. Your favorite TV chair at home is a fully functional Business class airline seat


10. Your door bell rings and you start to prepare for landing


11. And I have to add an extra one as one of my friends and his wife each has an airplane tattoo!

Asiana Airbus A330 in SYD

If you have any additional reasons, please leave a comment below

Comments 4

    1. At least two of them @Travis :-).
      I don’t have the seats as I have nowhere to put them :-). You?
      I know friends who have a complete set of three Economy seats in their den though.

    1. At least two of them @Travis :-).
      I don’t have the seats as I have nowhere to put them :-). You?
      I know friends who have a complete set of three Economy seats in their den though.

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