It’s tough out there for an airline. Even if you don’t happen to be British Airways, sometimes you feel like everybody hates you. Of course air travel brands look for ways to stand out, and after some opted for child free “quiet zones“, Etihad Airways found a nice Bizzaro World alternative with its new “flying nannies” service.
Someone representing Eithad, which is the official airline of the United Arab Emirates because of course it is, thought this story would have wings—and it is indeed quite odd. Here are some choice bits from the press release:
Identified by bright orange aprons, each Flying Nanny aims to provide a ‘helping hand’ to families and unaccompanied minors.
The course includes in-depth training, from the world renowned Norland College, concentrating on child psychology and sociology…
And with this training they will offer “activities”: