Indeed! The story continues now while Diana did say “Just boarded the flight leaving at 8:55 so should be in Boston tonight. Yeah!!!” She neglected to say that the aircraft was actually 20 minutes late in taking off. You may ask why? It is very clear there hasn’t been snow for 12 hours from the morning but they had to de-ice. You have to de-ice if you want the plane to actually take off! This is not a bad thing if you happen to be tied into an aluminium tube somewhere in row 7699, that is the real back of the bus. Your knees are conveniently placed under your chin In the new convenient sleeping position for short-haul flights. The physical seat arrangement is a new marketing ploy from Air Canada. The reality is, AC canceled so many flights and it has to get rid of the Lounge Bunnies. They added standing knee to chin room only on the last flight out.
The continuing saga…. Indeed we did arrive in Boston with 7-Up and pretzels as the big Killory complimentary snacks that are served on flights by Air Canada. You get a plastic bag that is impossible to open without wire cutters, containing exactly two pretzels in it, and I mean exactly 2 miniaturized pretzels. I counted them. If you want three pretzels that’ll be $15.95
Arrival at the gate! Running to pick up our luggage, but of course, there’s no luggage. We got on the plane, but my toothbrush and Diana’s beauty kit did not. Our luggage was ready to board for 12 hours. It did not. It must have gone to the luggage longe. This of course is a very secret place in the bowels of Pearson airport and is often confused with the Anglican subway refurbishment.
I’m of the opinion, that Air Canada does this on purpose to little old grey-haired people who won’t complain too much, because of course we’ve been drinking a little wine in the Maple-leaf Lounge.
At the end of the day I moved on to Gin and tonic a very fine libation given the cumstances.
We are now in our cosy 75 room apartment, and you are all welcome.