John Travolta shares rare photo of son Ben and the youngster’s stolen his pilot seat

John Travolta's son Ben
John’s acquired competitors for the pilot’s seat (Picture: , Instagram, Getty Images)

John Travolta made his social media followers swoon after sharing a rare photo of his younger son Ben pretending to be a pilot.

The Grease actor shared the sentimental submit to Instagram on Saturday evening, exhibiting the eight-year-old and a buddy sitting in the cockpit of a Qantas aircraft.

In the caption, John joked: ‘My son Ben is taking my place! His first A380 @qantasflight.’

Of course, the Hollywood star was referencing his ambassador position for the Australian airline, which he has held since 2002.

It appears like Ben’s properly and actually able to fill his dad’s flying footwear.

John, 65, is understood to be an avid fan of the skies and obtained his pilot’s license at 22. Since then, he’s develop into licensed to fly numerous varieties of jets – each industrial and personal plane – together with a Boeing 707 industrial airliner and the Gulfstream II jet.



In August 2018, John shared a photo of himself hanging out of a aircraft door with the caption: ‘After owning a Boeing 707 for 18 years the BBJ feels like home in more ways than one.’

According to Men’s Health, Boeing 707’s are retailed at an estimated $10 million (£7.7 million) and John is believed to have parked his at his Florida mansion.

John shares Ben and 19-year-old daughter Ella Bleu with spouse Kelly Preston. The couple, who married in 1991, misplaced their eldest son Jett at the age of 16 in 2009.

The pair marked what would have been Jett’s 27th birthday in April on Instagram, with Kelly writing: ‘Happy Birthday Jetty, my sweet love,’ and John including: ‘Happy birthday my son I love you!’ alongside a portray of the late teen.

In August, John gave a rare perception into his kids’s lives and mentioned of Ben in an interview with People: ‘He’s into gymnastics, tennis, fishing and the pc world, like all the youngsters.’

He added of Ella: ‘She is her own person. She is gracious, generous, poised, graceful and gorgeous. I don’t know the way she got here to be, and I don’t take any credit score different than simply adoring her. And possibly that’s a legitimate contribution.’

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