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Man Gives First Class Seat to 88-year-old Woman & Makes Her ‘dream’ Come True

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A Virgin Atlantic flight attendant shared the sweet story of her new “favorite” passenger who selflessly swapped seats with an 88-year-old woman.

Last week, Virgin stewardess Leah Amy shared the heartwarming story on Facebook, in a post that has since gone viral with over 4,700 likes and 1,500 shares.

man switches seat to give older woman
(Photo: Leah Amy - Facebook)

Leah has already met many famous athletes, models and actors through her work as a flight attendant but on a recent flight Leah said she met here “favorite passengers ever” whom she identified as Jack and Violet. 

It has been reported that two travelers spontaneously struck up an “instant friendship” at the unnamed airport they were traveling from when Jack decided that the older woman would “get more” out of his prime seat to the Big Apple than he would.

(Photo: Leah Amy - Facebook)

It was reportedly the 88-year-old’s “dream” to sit at the front of the plane in fisrt class, Leah added, and the thoughtful traveler was inspired to make it come true “out of the kindness of his own heart.”

After boarding, Jack traded his first class cabin for Violet’s economy seat, which was situated “directly next to the toilets” — but Jack reportedly kept the good deed quiet.

"You should of seen her face, when I tucked her in her bed after supper. She said her daughter won’t believe her, and wanted a ‘selfie’ to prove it, but didn’t have a phone or an email address."

Leah Amy - Virgin Flight Attendant
man swtiches seat
(Photo: Leah Amy - Facebook)

“Jack sat on the row of seats directly next to the economy toilets and never made a peep or asked for anything the rest of the flight. No fuss, no attention, literally did it out of the kindness of his own heart, no one asked him to.”

Leah Amy - Virgin Flight Attendant

Though Violet didn’t provide the stewardess with a phone number or email to share the photos taken of her on the special flight, Leah said she planned to forward the memorable pictures in the mail and share them on social media.

Facebook users, meanwhile, were quick to praise Jack as a “true gentleman” and “wonderful guy.”

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