A pilot received this note from a grateful passenger, and one of his colleagues shared it on Twitter.

It's easy to take pilots for granted. We rarely see their faces, and modern aircraft fly so smoothly that we never think about what they're doing in the cockpit. However, all of the recent aviation disasters in the world have thrown into sharp relief the fact that their job is neither easy nor safe. That's why it's so refreshing to see this letter, written by a passenger named Bethanie on an ordinary commercial flight, to show her pilots her gratitude. Here's the full text:

Sources: Jai Dillon