April 1st is considered the day of playing tricks all around the world, including among the aviation representatives. This time, several companies at once decided to raise the mood of their clients.

On the April Fool's Day, Dubai airline Emirates introduced the variation of a three-floor giant liner APR001 with a swimming pool, game room, gym and even a park.

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“This is your captain speaking” is a usual phrase heard by passengers during their flight. However, apart from the information on weather and a reminder on the warning to “fasten your seatbelts”, the pilots of line aircraft are usually not very loquacious. We wonder, what could they tell about if they had a chance?

The BBC Travel correspondent has requested help at the site of questions and answers, Quora, and asked working and former pilots, as well as some other specialists of the field, on the secrets they will never tell the passengers onboard the plane.

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