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Why Do They Spray Water On Int'l Flight On Arrival? by Orubebe01: 6:03pm On Oct 05, 2023
Who know why?

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Re: Why Do They Spray Water On Int'l Flight On Arrival? by preekahantas(f): 6:11pm On Oct 05, 2023
To wash away the smell of any Nigerian male immigrant that may be coming in.

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Re: Why Do They Spray Water On Int'l Flight On Arrival? by MrsTwrite(f): 6:14pm On Oct 05, 2023
Perhaps cooling off the engine.

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Re: Why Do They Spray Water On Int'l Flight On Arrival? by Thazard(m): 6:25pm On Oct 05, 2023
Cc Explorers
Re: Why Do They Spray Water On Int'l Flight On Arrival? by joinnow: 6:47pm On Oct 05, 2023
Orubebe01:
Who knows why?
Spraying water on an international flight after arrival is a tradition known as a water salute or water cannon salute. It is a ceremonial gesture performed by airport fire trucks or rescue vehicles. Here are some reasons why it's done:

Tradition and Celebration: Water salutes are often performed to mark a special occasion or celebration. This can include inaugural flights, retirements of veteran pilots, or welcoming dignitaries and important passengers.

Honor and Respect: It's a way to show honor and respect to the airline, crew, or passengers on board. It's like a grand welcome or farewell gesture.

Symbolic Cleansing: In some cultures, the water salute is seen as a symbol of cleansing and purifying the aircraft, crew, and passengers, welcoming them to a new destination.

Photo Opportunity: Water salutes make for great photo opportunities and media coverage, which can be used for marketing and public relations purposes by airlines and airports.

Safety Demonstration: It can also serve as a demonstration of the airport's firefighting capabilities, as these vehicles are equipped with powerful water cannons. This can be reassuring for passengers and crew.

Overall, water salutes are a symbolic and celebratory tradition that adds a touch of ceremony to international flights and airport events.

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Re: Why Do They Spray Water On Int'l Flight On Arrival? by ednut1(m): 6:56pm On Oct 05, 2023
Orubebe01:
Who knows why?
during the launch of the airport or airline not everytime
Re: Why Do They Spray Water On Int'l Flight On Arrival? by optimusprime2(m): 3:30am On Oct 06, 2023
It's a greeting
Re: Why Do They Spray Water On Int'l Flight On Arrival? by PaganTerrorist: 4:57am On Oct 06, 2023
Why do you wash car ??


Answer this question you've answered your question op
Re: Why Do They Spray Water On Int'l Flight On Arrival? by jeromestarks: 10:27am On Oct 06, 2023
It's called water salute.
Either the plane is new or the airport is newly constructed.
It's a form of celebration and/or commissioning.


Anyways, how would you guys know when all you do with your stupid brains is to watch Nollywood.
Re: Why Do They Spray Water On Int'l Flight On Arrival? by jeromestarks: 10:27am On Oct 06, 2023
PaganTerrorist:
Why do you wash car ??


Answer this question you've answered your question op
Look at this children.
Re: Why Do They Spray Water On Int'l Flight On Arrival? by BigDawsNet: 3:12pm On Oct 06, 2023
Orubebe01:
Who know why?

Wash off the released jet fuel before landing.. leaving them without washing them off with water can make the body rust
Re: Why Do They Spray Water On Int'l Flight On Arrival? by Aaaaarghmed(m): 3:16am On Oct 08, 2023
preekahantas:
To wash away the smell of any Nigerian male immigrant that may be coming in.
get sense for once.smello

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