Couple gets entire plane to themselves on a flight from Krabi, Thailand to Penang, Malaysia

A UK couple was unexpectedly treated to the rare experience of a private flight after finding they were the only two passengers on the plane.

Carrie Fisher and Kyle McNicol, both 28,  flew from Krabi, Thailand to Penang in Malaysia on September 2. 

They were confused when at the check-in desk they were told it was a special day, with staff for the FireFly flight laughing saying "just you two".

It was only when the pair noticed no-one else boarded the bus to the plane that they realised they would be the only ones on the flight, the Daily Mail reported. 

Fisher, who left her job to travel for a year, said: "I was shocked, and a little nervous."

"Kyle was really happy about it, it was something he'd hoped would happen," she said. 

Deciding to take full advantage of the situation, the couple decided to run and up and down the aisle and experimented with some quirky dance moves. 

"We asked where we could sit and were told we could sit anywhere, run up and down just don't jump, which is why Kyle broke into his signature move, the slug."

"For those that don't know he basically just slides along the floor with his bum on the air."


The couple filmed the rare experience, and posted about it to their travel blog. 

And they're not the only ones to have plane to themselves.

In June, Steve Schneider was the only passenger on Delta Airlines flight 2426 from New Orleans to Atlanta. 

Due to delays, all of the other passengers had switched to different flights. Delta had tried to contact Schneider to see if he was interested in switching, but they had the wrong number. 

So, he ended up getting the entire 160-seat plane to himself. 

He said he felt bad at first. "I didn't want the plane to only make a trip because of me. But after talking to a flight attendant at the gate, she said the plane needed to go to Atlanta anyway."

And in January, a holidaymaker found himself unexpectedly on board a "private jet" when no one else showed up for the flight.

Alex Simon, 28, a travel blogger from Ischgl, Austria, was stunned to discover he was the only one on board the Philippine Airlines flight from Manila to Boracay.

Simon took a video of the bizarre experience, in which he visits the pilots in the cockpit, and jokes around with his personal flight attendants.

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