Passenger goes viral for making the kindest gesture for young girl on flight | The Sun

AN OFF-DUTY pilot on board a Qantas flight has been praised after giving his business class seat to a young girl with a mobility aid.

A video shared by TikTok account @travelling_abilities, claimed that the pilot spotted the young girl “making her way down the loading bridge” towards the cabin entry.

The unnamed pilot then got up from his seat and “proceeded to offer her his business class seat so she would have more leg room”.

The person who runs the account said that they “kindly declined” the offer, but that she was “moved” and “so proud” because of the man’s generosity.

The video has since been viewed more than 580,000 times, with the pilot receiving plenty of praise.

The pilot isn't the only one to have received praise for a selfless gesture recently.

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Another in America went viral after making a heart-warming announcement congratulating a passenger who had just beaten breast cancer.

Passenger Jyrl Oldham was on a plane to Hawaii to celebrate beating breast cancer when the pilot announced over the public address system to inform the rest of the cabin.

In a viral video, the pilot said: “I would like to add a special welcome to a special guest on today’s flight.

“We have a passenger who is headed to Hawaii with us today to celebrate her victory over late stage breast cancer.”

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The announcement was met with applause in the cabin from all the other passengers on board.

The pilot continued: “Please join me in giving her, Jryl Oldham, a round of applause.

“Here in today’s environment it just makes it special that we can share that human bond to take care of each other.

“Everybody’s a big family out there. Welcome aboard, congratulations.”

The video, which was posted to Instagram by her friend Valeri Jones, has since been viewed 13.8 million times.

It included the caption: “Thanks Southwest Air for this memory. We will remember it always.”

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