Former South African president Jacob Zuma was featured in a photo shared on Facebook by a passenger who was seated next to him.
Briefly.co.za learned that she was delighted at the opportunity to talk to the former statesman and wished him all the best for the future.
"I told him I'm one of the South Africans pray for the Lord to guide and keep him on the road ahead," said she said.
Facebook users were less flattering of what they thought of him.
When Zuma was president he only flew on private planes or his presidential plane. Cyril Ramaphosa was spotted on a domestic flight recently which was hailed as a change of pace from the previous administration.
Some people thought it was a PR stunt while others thought that it was a touching gesture and it showed that he was in touch with the people.
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