TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Southwest worker at Tampa International Airport took care of a passenger’s beloved fish after the Tampa pupil discovered she couldn’t take it on her flight when leaving for the summer time.
Southwest Airlines posted on Facebook on Tuesday that Kira Rumfola discovered she couldn’t take her fish, Theo, on the airplane along with her.
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“As a recent addition to Kira’s life, Theo is very special to her, having provided comfort and companionship as she adjusted to college life,” the submit mentioned.
A customer support agent, named Ismael, talked to Kira and her father about a number of choices obtainable.
When nothing labored out, Southwest mentioned Ismael supplied to take the fish dwelling and take care of it himself whereas Kira was dwelling for the summer time.
According to the submit, Kira stayed in contact with Ismael and his fiancé, a fellow Southwest worker, all summer time. The couple commonly despatched Kira photos of Theo. They even purchased a model new fishbowl.
When Kira returned to Tampa for her sophomore 12 months of college, she met with the couple and reunited with Theo.
The couple let Kira know to achieve out if she ever wanted something.