Short Final


This was one of those days when everyone was getting a bad ride and trying to find a smooth altitude. Everyone was bugging ATC about the ride.

As we were coming north off the coast of Florida on our way back to JFK from Montego Bay, a Cactus flight came on and, after complaining about the ride, asked, “Do you know when it will smooth out?”

The controller responded, “I just talked to the next sector. He says when your wheels are on the ground.”

There was a short pause, then Catcus said in a confused voice, “Our destination is Cancun.”

To which the controller responded, “Yup! I know that.”

Cory Wolf
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