So, a friend tells me that on a recent flight from Lagos to Abuja, the pilot said, “We’ll be flying at 35,000 ft to Abuja. The weather is okay. Only light clouds, I will try and dodge them so there’s no shaking.” Is this the ninth annoying
humorousthing Nigerians do on airplanes—employing Akpos’ brother to fly the plane? Hmmm….
Like me, I bet you’ve all run around with your bathing towels wrapped above your shoulders like a cape and pretended to be Superman (and if you haven’t then it’s never too late!). Ever since I was a little brat I wanted to take to the skies. Air travel is the next best thing and I’m always looking forward to having a
glass plastic cup of ice-cold apple juice which always tastes better at 10,000 feet. What could possibly disrupt this moment of long-awaited bliss? Cue the Nigerians… On my recent return trip from New York alone I encountered 7 annoying things Nigerians did on the plane:
1. Securing beds…in Economy Class! There’s a game Nigerian passengers play whenever they’re on-board a semi-full airplane – It’s kind of similar to Musical Chairs…but without the music. Passengers snub the seats assigned to them and scout for a stretch of three to four empty…
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6 thoughts on “7 Annoying Things Nigerians do on airplanes”
I will try to dodge them…wetin?? Na playstation 3? Please I cannot laugh today abeg, lol! Today is Monday…well Nigerians don’t care. No shaking…really interesting! 😀
I grilled my friend over this statement. I kept asking, “Were you in the plane or on a bus?” 🙂
You are funny!! I think it would have been better if the smart Alec was a bus driver. That way I’d be like: “Conductor, abeg drop me for the next bus stop. Thank you!”
Cruising 10,000ft over Nigerian soil is a different thing. Now if we had cloud bus stops… 😀
Glad you enjoyed it. Thanks Ifeanyi for stopping by.