«American's Flight 34 was headed from Los Angeles to New York's John F. Kennedy Airport on Friday when the pilot asked Christians on board to raise their hands, Wagner said.
The pilot, whose name was not released, told the airline that he then suggested the other passengers use the flight time to talk to the Christians about their faith, Wagner said.
"Well, you have a choice, you can make this trip worthwhile or you can sit back relax, read a book or watch a movie," passenger Amanda Nelligan told WCBS-TV of New York the pilot said. »
There's nothing that settles a nervous passenger's mind more than knowing that the man piloting his plane has a solid belief in a glorious afterlife. Indeed, this incident bothers me far more than the unexpected nipple appearing at sporting events. Generally, I have no truck with missionaries. They reminded too much of Willy Loman or boy scouts trying to get merit badges.