If Kate Middleton is trying to make us fall even more in love with her, she’s doing a good job. The Duchess of Cambridge is continuing her quest to be the most likeable and relatable member of the Royal Family.
She repeats outfits. She wears affordable dresses. She has a job. She does humanitarian work. And now she flies commercial.
Kate’s mother was a flight attendant for British Airways and it looks like she grew up learning about the upsides to flying commercial. The Duchess flew from the Netherlands to London yesterday and shocked fellow passengers, who watched the future king’s wife board the plane with her team of bodyguards.
#KateMiddleton stepped onto the 7.15pm British Airways flight from the Netherlands. The scheduled flight – the last of the day from Rotterdam to City Airport – was full of members of the public who were shocked to see the Duchess board at the last minute. She was escorted onto the plane by bodyguards and her team ahead of the 50-minute flight. One source said he had ‘never seen so many iPhones pop up at once,’ as passengers scrambled to get a photograph of the Duchess. Keeping a low-profile, Kate spoke with a member of her team for the duration of the quick flight before being the first to be escorted from the plane once it landed ‘a couple of minutes early’. A car was said to be waiting on the tarmac at London City Airport and the Royal was whisked away before passengers were allowed to disembark. (Source: dailymail)
Kate had been in the Netherlands for her first solo foreign trip for official duties without her husband, Prince William. Okay, so she was wearing a pair of pearl and diamond earrings on loan from the Queen during her flight, but still, she’s a woman of the people! Kinda.
Fellow passengers quickly reached for their phones to snap pictures of the mother of two, who sat in first class. She is a Royal, after all, but still a human. Let’s not get too outrageous.
Just to recap, here’s how Kate Middleton looks when she flies.
Here’s how the rest of us look.
We bow down.