Most passengers board a flight hoping they won’t end up with the middle seat – but not for the passenger who found herself as the only person onboard a plane in Thailand.
Latsamy McAdoo, from Miami, had booked onto a Bangkok Airways flight from the Thai capital to the island of Koh Samui to visit family earlier this year.
But once she had boarded and the plane doors were shut, McAdoo realised she was the only traveller onboard the A319 aircraft, which can seat up to 160 passengers.
Documenting the journey on her Instagram page @worldsmyoyster, she said the private jet experience was “exciting and amusing at first”. As the only passenger, McAdoo found herself the sole recipient of the safety briefing, and she said that the crew let her “run up and down the aisles, dancing by myself”.
She was treated to unlimited food and drink for the hour-long flight.
After some turbulence and “circling the island for an additional 30 minutes trying to land”, McAdoo said she “began to worry that this was some type of Final Destination flight”.
She landed safely half an hour later, and then went to the baggage belt to collect her luggage – to find it was the only bag there.
It’s not the first time a passenger has booked a seat on a commercial flight and had the entire plane to themselves. In January, a woman was the only passenger on a flight from Rochester, New York, to Washington DC, while last year, a woman paid £46 for a flight from Glasgow to Crete, and found herself the only passenger onboard.
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