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OffbeatA pilot bought 70 hamburgers to feed hungry passengers after a flight was delayed

04:36  15 march  2019
04:36  15 march  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Matthew Hoshor bought burgers for his entire plane on Tuesday afternoon when weather delayed their flight to Houston by more than two hours. Operating United Airlines flight 6329 from Tulsa, Okla., to Bush Intercontinental Airport, Hoshor bought 70 hamburgers from Fat Guy's Burger Bar to

An airline pilot stepped up to treat some patient passengers with an unexpected meal during a frustrating delay . Mesa Airlines Captain Matthew Hoshor ordered 70 burgers for the passengers on his flight Monday while they were stuck in a 5 hour delay in Tulsa.

A pilot bought 70 hamburgers to feed hungry passengers after a flight was delayed © samrwalker/Twitter
  • A recent flight out of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was delayed over two hours.
  • So the Mesa Airlines pilot bought everyone onboard burgers.
  • That's over 70 custom burgers, people!
  • In a tweet, United Airlines, which owns the smaller airline, called the deed "awesome."

There's nothing worse than a delayed flight.

On Monday, a Mesa Airlines pilot was feeling especially guilty when passengers aboard a flight leaving from Tulsa, Oklahoma, were stuck aboard an aircraft that was delayed for over two and a half hours. So, what's a man to do? Buy everyone a sandwich, apparently, according to the New York Post.

Pilot Matthew Hosher did the good deed, and Sam Walker, a passenger on the flight, tweeted about what happened.

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(WTHR) – Passengers on a delayed flight out of Tulsa Monday got quite the surprise from the pilot himself. While passengers were sitting on the plane, the pilot announced that he was going to get burgers for everyone on the plane. He went into the airport terminal and bought more than 70

Airline passengers waiting on the tarmac at Oklahoma's Tulsa International Airport were treated to lunch Monday by FORECAST: Highs climb close to 70 degrees as rain heads our way. According to KOKI-TV, a passenger on a United Airlines flight , Sam Walker, said the pilot bought everyone on the plane lunch from Fat Guy’s Burger Bar in Tulsa. He made the call after a 2 1/2-hour flight delay .

"We're currently 2.5 hours into a delay leaving Tulsa on United and our Captain, Matthew, just ordered every single person on the plane lunch from Fat Guys Burger Bar," he wrote. "Good people and customer service do still exist!"

Mesa Airlines, which is based out of Arizona, operates as a part of United Express. A spokesperson for United Airlines confirmed to INSIDER that this incident did, in fact, happen.

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Pilot Matthew Hoshor ordered 70 burgers for his passengers when their flight was grounded. United Airlines flight 6329 passenger Sam Walker tweeted a photo of pilot Matthew Hoshor on Monday after he bought burgers for all the passengers during a major weather-related delay .

Airline passengers waiting on the tarmac at Oklahoma's Tulsa International Airport were treated to lunch Monday by their pilot . 70 Years of WSB-TV. According to KOKI-TV, a passenger on a United Airlines flight , Sam Walker, said the pilot bought everyone on the plane lunch from Fat Guy’s

According to Fox 23, it was the largest order the local burger chain had received.

Mesa Airlines' CEO Jonathan Ornstein, told the Huston Chronicle Hoshor's actions were model behavior.

"He went out of his way like that to take care of the passengers," Ornstein said. "It really was outstanding customer service, way above and beyond."

And while this situation may have been unusual, it's not entirely unique. Earlier this month, a pilot ordered 23 pizzas to feed hungry passengers when a flight was diverted during a storm.

It's the little things. Or, you know, the things that are covered in cheese.

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