On the Air August 2012 Issue
On The Air: August 2012
Kennedy Ground (Local) is always entertaining to me, with New Yorker attitude and accent from the controllers crossed with the culture and accent of the foreign carriers. Eastern European and Asian carriers are often the most entertaining—make that schadenfreude—including this one:
Ground: “Malev Sixty-Seven, what’s your gate tonight?”
Malev 67: (Ten seconds of barely intelligible faking of a response.)
Ground (after a pause): “Malev Sixty-Seven, my earlier transmission was a queeeesssstion ...”
San Francisco, Calif.
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