Santa Claus has visited Gatwick Airport, and is taking to the skies aboard selected easyJet flights in the run up to Christmas. The famous pilot, who is more used to controlling reindeer and a sledge, has clocked up hundreds of thousands of air miles and has been flying for over 1,700 years and is expected to meet passengers in advance of Christmas Day. Santa will be on board easyJet flights over the festive period, enabling lucky children get a surprise from Father Christmas.
Tina Milton, Head of Cabin Crew, easyJet said: “We fly millions of people home or on holiday over the Christmas period and we want to get the festive feeling started on board. We have hired the world’s most famous pilot to fly on over 100 selected flights and give over 20,000 passengers an incredible surprise.”
A video of the event can be seen at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Spy9API5J1M&feature=youtu.be
Santa was also spotted at Gatwick Airport as he prepared for his pre-Christmas trip. (easyJet / Taylor Herring)