An & Ria take their hilarious first flight at ages 72 & 78 (video)

An and Ria are 72 and 78 years old, and neither has ever flown on a plane before. Thanks to Vodafone, they just did.

This video is just wonderful.

It documents their first-class executive jet trip to Barcelona (they’re Dutch). And the women are a complete hoot. They’re something out of a comedy show, and didn’t know each other before the trip.  One is Oscar and the other is Felix. Get these ladies their own TV show!


I LOVE these women. Start watching the video around the 5 minute mark. Before that, they’re just talking about their impressions of what it might be like to fly, and other stuff. The real fun starts at around the 5 minute mark when they arrive at the airport.

Felix is on the left, Oscar is on the right.











Then they arrive in Barcelona.




Then the one (Felix, as I call her) gets on the iPad to tell her husband, via video, about the trip, and she starts crying.


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