Pilot shares touching tribute to parents onboard, tells them “I hope I make you proud”

A Filipino pilot shared how much he values and appreciates his parents for believing in his dream of being a pilot.

Image by Genesis Bernardo via Facebook page

On Facebook, Captain Genesis Bernardo shared a video showing the heartwarming moment he paid tribute to his parents.

Genesis’ parents, Paul and Solly, were on board a flight bound for Taipei, Taiwan. While listening to the customary pre-flight greeting, the parents were surprised to hear their own son’s voice.

Captain Bernardo can be heard saying, “Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, from the flight deck, this is Genesis Bernardo, your Captain speaking.”

Image by Genesis Bernardo via Facebook page

“And I would like to take this opportunity to welcome two very important persons in my life, Mr. Paul Bernardo and Mrs. Solly Bernardo, my Dad and my Mom,” he added.

While saying his heartfelt message of gratitude, Genesis’ parents reactions can be seen shifting from a look of surprise to a feeling of pride.

“I would like to thank you for loving me unconditionally as your son, and for teaching me to do my best in everything that I do. I also thank you for inspiring me to never stop dreaming big. And making me believe that everything is possible as long as you have faith,” Genesis continued.

The proud son also said that his parents were his inspiration to become a pilot. Genesis said, “You are one of the biggest reasons why I am here commanding a flight and flying this airplane.”

“It’s truly an honor and my pleasure to have you on board. I’m so proud of you for bringing me where I am right now. And I also hope (to) make you proud,” the emotional pilot added.

The post quickly went viral with over 25,000 reactions since posting.

You can watch the viral video by clicking the image below:

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Facebook, GMA