Thanks for your understanding

English: Thanks for your understanding

French: Merci pour votre compréhension

Similar to ‘’thanks for your patience’’, this phrase is also very useful to add in your announcements in all sorts of situations where passengers are inconvenienced: The flight is delayed because of weather. The flight is cancelled because of a mechanical issue. The entertainment system needs to be restarted. Your departure is delayed because of catering or fuel or connecting passengers, etc.




Compréhension=Comprehension, Understanding

Instead of “merci pour votre compréhension’’, you’ll also hear “merci de votre compréhension.


Module 3 of Canadian French for Flight Attendants is available. Learn the French that flight attendants commonly use on the job: greet passengers, stow bags, drink and meal orders, duty-free service, seat changes, wheelchair requests, weather announcements and much more!

Modules 1 and 2: French basics and pass your flight attendant French test.