A woman has publicly thanked United after one of the airline’s pilots helped reunite her with her lost engagement and wedding rings.
Brit Morin, 32, took to Twitter on Monday to commend Captain Jim Moorey on his kind gesture after he delivered her lost jewelry.
The entrepreneur, who is based in San Francisco and founded the lifestyle website Brit + Co, said she lost the rings, which are welded together, while filming a television segment earlier this month.
Grateful: Brit Morin, 32, publicly thanked United after one of the airline’s pilots helped reunite her with her lost engagement and wedding rings
Mishap: The entrepreneur, who is based in San Francisco and founded the lifestyle website Brit + Co, said she lost the rings while filming a television segment earlier this month
Message: Brit took to Twitter on Monday to commend United and the pilot for bringing her her rings (which are welded together) back
Helpful: Captain Jim Moorey (pictured left with EWR Customer Service Managing Director Cathy Innocenti) flew the ring back to San Francisco
She was traveling from New York to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, when she lost her jewelry.
Luckily, according to Brit, a United gate agent found it and put it in a safe before putting it in the pilot’s trusted hands.
In turn, Jim delivered the rings in San Francisco, and even included a handwritten note for Brit.
She posted a photo of her welded rings in a small United bag, along with the personal message.
‘I have a newfound faith in humanity and airlines,’ Brit wrote next to the photo. ‘Thanks United.’
Brit has been married to entrepreneur Dave Morin for six years. They have two children together.
Pair: Brit, who has been married to entrepreneur Dave Morin (pictured) for six years, said the pilot’s gesture gave her ‘a newfound faith in humanity’
Lucky: The entrepreneur (pictured with her husband and their two children) said a gate agent found her jewelry and gave it to the pilot
Oops! Brit’s family said the entrepreneur believes her jewelry fell out of a bag before she got on the plane
A gate agent found the two welded rings on February 8 at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, United told USA Today.
Brit’s family said the entrepreneur believes her jewelry fell out of a bag before she got on the plane.
After they were placed in Jim’s care, the pilot kept them with him while on a flight from Newark to San Francisco International Airport.
The rings were then picked up at the airport on February 15, about 2,500 miles away from where they had been lost.
In his note, Jim said he was ‘so happy’ he was able to return Brit’s lost jewelry.
‘I take pride in getting passengers from point A to point B safely and on time. Today I’m happy to be able to be part of a team focused on making just one individual happy (you!)’ he wrote.
The pilot even added a bit of behind-the-scene information from the cockpit and ended his note with: ‘PS: It was bumpy today LOL.’