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Rapping Flight Attendant: David Holmes Puts a Twist on Pre-Flight Demonstration for Southwest Airlines

Travelers Today       By    Katie McFadden

Updated: Feb 07, 2013 11:56 PM EST

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Not every flight crew member that tries humor is funny. Another Southwest Airlines pilot gave a shot at comedy while trying to entertain passengers but he failed to make them laugh.(Photo : Reuters)

While the announcements before a flight are very important, it is rare for people to actually pay attention nowadays. One flight attendant for Southwest Airlines found an interesting way to get people to start listening. He started rapping the pre-flight instructions.

David Holmes, a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines developed a creative rap to narrate the pre-flight instructions on the flight. He gets passengers involved by having them clap out a beat and then he gets into the speech with his original twist. The other flight attendants act out the spiel as Holmes raps.

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Holmes first gained attention in 2009, but the video of his pre-flight rap is starting to go viral again and many travelers are wishing they had an opportunity to be on a flight with Holmes as their flight attendant.

For instance, the YouTube account BestStupidVideos posted the video of Holmes rapping four days ago and it already has over 14,000 views. The original videos from three years ago have hundreds of thousands of views.

To see Holmes give his pre-flight rap, watch the video below:


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