Did You Know When Water Salutes are Used in the Aviation Industry?


There always comes a time when a new airline or aircraft starts operating commercially. Airports celebrate such milestones with a water salute. It has already become a touching tradition in the world of aviation.


However, did you know that aircraft and airlines are given a water salute not only when they enter the service at the airport for the first time?

Also, aircraft and airlines are saluted when they are departing from the airport for the last time.

Additionally, water cannon ceremony is held to mark the retirement of a pilot or an air traffic controller.

Watch the video and see how the water salute looks like: