A look back at the making of Come Fly With Me. Go behind the scenes as Lucas and Williams create and develop Come Fly With Me and follow the trials and tribulations as they bring to life a host of new characters, whilst filming at one of the UK's busiest airports. Featuring an in depth interview with Mark Lawson.
This week, 80-year-old Hetty Wolf takes her first ever flight with Great British Air, husband and wife pilots Simon and Jackie sort out their marriage at 35,000 feet above Sweden, and Omar Baba, owner of low-cost carrier FlyLo, is forced to do something about the lack of life-jackets on his planes. Meanwhile, Omar's most junior employee Taaj is on buggy duty, and Chief Immigration Officer Ian Foot has found a suspicious passport.
This week, a 'sudden wing malfunction' delays FlyLo passengers on their way to Malaga, while Melody and Taaj get tough with FlyLo's new baggage allowance regulations. We also meet Tommy, Happy Burger's newest employee and pilot-to-be, and discover what went so badly wrong for Peter and Judith on their FlyLo cruise.
This week, Flylo ground crew Taaj Manzoor bumps into Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint, and Customs Officers Roberts and Stewart try to work out what to do with a truly massive drugs haul. And we meet Penny, Great British Air's snobbiest employee, as she comes to terms with passengers from the lower classes using her exclusive first-class cabin.
There's a bumpy ride ahead for husband-and-wife pilot team Simon and Jackie when Simon's one-night stand is rostered onto their flight to Barcelona. Can their marriage survive this latest turn of events? Flylo owner Omar Baba finds a new revenue stream in the upholstered comfort of his aircraft toilets, and viewers find out which member of FlyLo's glamourous check-in staff is the object of desire for Tommy Reid. Up in first class, Penny gets a discreet visit from a member of the Royal Household and there's also an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the work of the airport's baggage handlers.
Immigration officer Ian Foot pulls in Taaj for questioning as part of a random security check, and viewers discover how far Fearghal is prepared to go to get nominated for Steward of the Year. Tommy Reid finally gets his chance to apply for pilot training, and the important work of dog-handler Steve Downes and his canine partner Bobo is followed as they patrol the baggage halls in Arrivals. Over on the FlyLo desks, it's Helen's last day and Melody and Keeley are about to find out which of them is going to get promotion.
Peter and Judith have become involved in the dark arts of voodoo on their latest package holiday. Tommy finally has his interview to be a pilot. Fearghal hopes to win a Golden Trolley at the Steward of the Year Awards. Penny Carter has to do some work for a change. FlyLo's complete ground crew is out on strike.