Travel – EL AL flight attendant surprises deaf passengers with service in sign language…now that’s VIP treatment
EL AL flight attendant surprises deaf passengers with service in sign language
Larisa Speyer uses sign language to offer ‘VIP’ service for deaf passengers traveling to sporting event; ‘It seemed like I made their day.’
Flight attendant Larisa Speyer started learning sign language in her down time in recent months, after visiting the Nalagaat Center in Jaffa with her El Al coworkers.
“What I saw that day was the difficult circumstances of being deaf at a café and blind at a restaurant, and since then I have decided to learn sign language,” she said. “I decided to learn sign language because we occasionally have deaf people onboard our flights and I need to be able to serve them.”
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