10-year-old-boy plans to start airline; writes letter to Qantas CEO
New Delhi : Possibly the best letter ever! Meet Alex Jacquot who has plans to start an airline in his 10 year age. He has written a letter to CEO of Quantas, describing his dream of starting his own airline. Coated with sweet words and innocence; the letter details about the little boy’s big plans to start his own airline which he named as 'Oceania Express'. Alex in his adorable letter has asked Alan Joyce advice on his dream project.
He introduced himself as the future CEO of the venture which impressed Joyce who decided to reply Alex. The story is fresh and the letters are getting thousands shares, likes and comments on the Internet.
“I’m Alex Jacquot, a 10 year old boy (please take me seriously) and I want to start an airline,” begins the letter and explains about the airline and the work Alex has done so far.
“I have already started some stuff like what type of planes I’ll need, flight numbers, catering and more,” he writes, adding that he has also hired a CFO, a head of IT, a Head of Maintenance, a Head of Board Services and a Head of Legal.
Alex than included some questions for Joyce including any tips he may have for someone starting a new airline.
The sweetest of all letters seems to have thrown an everlasting impact on the Quantas CEO's mind. He’s written back saying that while he wouldn’t ordinarily give advice to his competitors, he would make an exception this time. “I too was once a young boy who was so curious about flight and all its possibilities,” says the letter.
Qantas tweets, "Our competitors don't normally ask us for advice, but when an airline leader reached out, we couldn't ignore it.
Naturally, there was only one way to respond: CEO to CEO."
Soon the letter was shared on Twitter, it received 17,000 ‘likes’ and more than 6,000 retweets and still recounting.
“Now this is dreaming big! These days, people need to dream big and set goals! What a feeling he must’ve had to the letter,” says one Twitter user.
“That is lovely... that young man will never forget this, so well done Alan Joyce and Qantas,” says another.