Flying High

All Blacks Plane

So there I was on Friday night – hauling ass to the airport as the rain poured down.  Surprisingly, our shuttle came with a driver who possessed mad skills and so we got to the airport in record time despite all the traffic on the road.  You would think that would be a sign for smooth sailing.  NO.  Not only did we have our gate changed on us but we were also told that our flight was going to be delayed.  Yes, that was enough to annoy me as I was already in a rather cranky mood to begin with.  I was only going to be in Wellington for the weekend and the last thing I could afford to do was get stuck at the airport. 

But as we boarded the plane – all my yammering stopped.  All I could think was ahhh, new plane smell.  For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about – it’s like new car smell but better.  The delay and other little nuisances were all worth it as I had just boarded one of the new All Blacks planes.  It was beautiful.  And to top off the glamour of the new plane – there was complimentary cheese and wine to boot.  Yes…you read correctly – COMPLIMENTARY WINE!!!  Sweet as!

Our view from the plane

The wine…the cheese…the new plane smell made everything so much better.   Even the passenger sitting next to me who was leaking into my seat wasn’t enough to turn my mood sour.  Like I said, complimentary wine.  My friend and I sat there and admired the new plane sipping our wine while checking out the view between the non-stop chatter.  And before I knew it we were in Wellington.  Hopefully this was just the beginning of the good things to come this weekend.

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