The family of Mel and Wes depart from their home in the suburb of
They take a taxi that goes through downtown
and drops them off
at the airport terminal for international flights.
They enter the terminal with suitcases and carryon bags.
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Everyone, we need to find the United Airlines desk
and check in.
Roger. I'll get our luggage
for Mom. She wants stuff
ready so we can wheel our bags over there.
I can help ya [you]. Mom,
Come on. Let's
get the carryon things in one pile. That'll [that will] make it easier for Dad.
Yes, and be sure to keep our passports together.
Better let me take all of those and the tickets, just to be safe.
[At the check-in counter, a woman verifies ticket information and places
tags on the checked baggage. She then gives boarding passes to passengers.]
Good morning, sir. May I see your tickets and passports, please?
Yes, I believe that everything is in order. There are four of us traveling to Bangkok. Can you
tell me where the business class lounge is located?
It's on the upper level not far from your boarding gate. Go straight down the center
passage, take the escalator, and turn left. You'll see the lounge on your left, with
a United sign prominently displayed. Please listen for your
boarding call while you wait. Drinks and food are complimentary. Here are your boarding
passes. Enjoy the flight and I hope you enjoy Bangkok.
I went there two years ago and had a great vacation!
Thank you, but this actually is a business trip for me. Although the family will
get a kick out of
it while I work.
[The family finds the lounge and begins the long wait for their flight.]
I don't usually like airport food, but this is good. The lounge is very clean, too.
Listen, everyone! They're announcing our flight. Gather the bags and let's
You better be quick, Wes.
[The family boards, finds their assigned seats, and stores carryon
bags in the overhead bins. Their jet aircraft finally taxies to the designated runway and
roars into the air. The family must change planes at the international airport in
After several hours, the next leg of their journey is a flight to Tokyo,
Japan. From there, the family
endures a long flight to
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Shopping in Bangkok.]