Flight Attendant Surprises Pilot Girlfriend With a Proposal in the Sky

Flight attendant Veronica Rojas proposed to her pilot girlfriend, Alejandra Moncayo, during an Alaska Airlines flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California, on Wednesday, June 15.

The couple met while working the Alaska Airlines route from San Francisco to Los Angeles. To celebrate their two year anniversary, the couple flew the same route as passengers. Mid-flight, Rojas proposed to Moncayo over the plane’s PA system.

Video taken on the flight shows Rojas proposing as passengers cheered and waved around Alaska Airlines pride gear as part of a special Pride delight flight. Credit: Alaska Airlines via Storyful

Video transcript

ALEJANDRA MONCAYO: OK. Veronica and I actually work together at SkyWest. And I used to be [INAUDIBLE] pick up a trip out of San Francisco. And she was the flight attendant on that trip. Little did I know, here we are, two years. It will be our anniversary on the 21st. And we met on an Alaska airplane, [INAUDIBLE].

[APPLAUSE AND CHEERING]

VERONICA ROJAS: After that, she did not have any interest in me when we met. I walked up to her and I was trying to impress her by speaking Spanish. But the problem with that is that I don't actually speak Spanish. So it did not work out very well. But anyways, right?

I actually have been practicing on my Spanish. And if it's OK with you guys, I'm gonna practice some right now.

- Let's do it! Let's practice!

[APPLAUSE AND CHEERING]

VERONICA ROJAS: Alejandra, [SPEAKING SPANISH]

ALEJANDRA MONCAYO: Yes?

VERONICA ROJAS: [SPEAKING SPANISH]

- --which means--

VERONICA ROJAS: [INAUDIBLE]

[SPEAKING SPANISH]

[PASSENGERS CHEERING]

ALEJANDRA MONCAYO: [INAUDIBLE] on an airplane. I was only coming on an airplane today. So yeah, I did not any about this. I'm just going to go and sit down and not be red anymore.

[LAUGHTER]

- Congratulations!

[CHEERING]

VERONICA ROJAS: First proposal on a Pride plane!

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