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150+ Airplane Captions For Instagram – Puns, Quotes & Short Captions

If you’re anything like me then you’ll find it almost impossible not to post that pic of your airplane window onto Instagram.

We all want the best airplane captions for Instagram to make our friends giggle! Whether it’s a flying pun, a cute airplane caption or a quote.

I’ve listed all of the best flying captions for Instagram below which you can just copy and paste straight into Instagram (yep, go ahead and steal them).

P.S. follow me on Instagram (@travellerselixir) and tag me in your photo and I’ll share it!

Funny Airplane Captions & Flying Puns

  1. Love a first flight
  1. Are we there jet?
  1. Catch flights not feelings
  1. I followed my heart and it lead me to the airport
  1. Traveling isn’t simple but it is plane
  1. I’m feeling pretty fly, not gonna lie
  1. Ready, jet, go!
  1. For sky-ing out loud
  1. A change of latitude would help my attitude 
  1. You look so fly
Airplane caption for Instagram - are we there jet?
Airplane caption for Instagram – are we there jet?
  1. Words cannot ex-plane how excited I am
  1. I’m just going to wing it
  1. Long flights can be Boeing but I’ll get through it
  1. Plane ride or die
  1. Being this high off the ground feels air-mazing
  1. Sky don’t know what you’re talking about
  1. I can’t flight believe it
  1. I just haven’t met you jet
  1. I’m not lost, I’m just exploring the sky-ways!
  1. If you liked it then you shoulda put a wing on it
  1. My relationship with long flights is very turbulent
  1. Are you a pilot? Because you’re pretty fly to me
  1. Feeling pretty soar after such a long flight
  1. For crying out cloud
  1. Wow this is just plane awesome
  1. Jet streaming my fave song at 35,000ft
  1. I tried making an airplane joke but it just went right over people’s heads
  1. There’s not gonna be anything plane about this trip
  1. Why this flight has really flown by!
  1. It’s pretty plane and simple, I love flying!
Instagram flying caption - me + a window seat is a match made in heaven
Instagram flying caption – me + a window seat is a match made in heaven
  1. As flight as a feather
  1. Flying really al-aviates my symptoms
  1. It’s an underwing thing, you wouldn’t understand

Cute Flying Captions For Instagram

  1. Living my best life one plane ticket at a time
  1. Adventure is in the air, I can feel it
  1. I’ll go wherever the wind takes me
  1. Got my head in the clouds
  1. Running to the boarding gate is my favorite workout
  1. Literally tackled an old lady to the ground for this window seat, worth it though
  1. Good things come to those who book flights
  1. My favorite argument is who will get the window seat
  1. BRB: flying through a cloud
  1. My friends don’t ask ‘how are you?’, they ask ‘where are you?’
  1. I do believe it’s time for another adventure
  1. You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy plane tickets, which is kind of the same thing
  1. Flying to where the wifi’s weak and the drinks are strong
  1. This is your pilot speaking – let’s get outta here
  1. I know I said I was working from home but I’m actually on a plane…
  1. This is only my 10,000th airplane photo
  1. I just really like airplanes, ok?
Airplane Instagram caption - adventure is in the air, I can feel it
Airplane Instagram caption – adventure is in the air, I can feel it
  1. Above the clouds, the sky is always blue
  1. First day of pilot training (jk)
  1. A plane ticket is the answer. Who cares what the question is
  1. My new motto: more flying, less crying
  1. Happiness is landing in a new country
  1. Window seat over aisle seat: change my mind
  1. I have nothing to lose and a world to see
  1. Me + a window seat is a match made in heaven
  1. I’m not afraid of flying, I’m afraid of not flying
  1. Jetting off to new adventures with a heart full of wanderlust
  1. Always saying yes to new adventures
  1. Life is short and the world is wide, better get started
  1. A stranger just fell asleep on my shoulder but I’m on a plane so who cares!?
  1. Going on an adventure, see you on the other side
  1. I decided to skip ahead to the part of my life where I travel the world
  1. I’ve got a bad case of wanderlust
  1. All I need is a flight and a backpack
  1. I’ll take a window seat over an aisle seat any day of the week
  1. I work hard so my passport will have a good life
  1. Life is not meant to be in one place
Flying caption for Instagram - I'm on cloud nine...literally
Flying caption for Instagram – I’m on cloud nine…literally
  1. Adventure is out there, and I’m taking to the skies to find it
  1. The middle seat?! What do you take me for?
  1. Happiness is looking down on your next destination from your plane window
  1. New Year’s Resolution: more skies & more fries
  1. Boss calling: reject call!

Short Airplane Captions 

  1. Let your dreams take flight
  1. The sky’s the limit…literally
  1. Let’s fly away
  1. Airplane mode: on
  1. Flying, soaring
  1. Life is better at 35,000 feet
  1. You’ll never know until you go
  1. Up, up and away
  1. Flying high and feeling alive
  1. Let the adventure begin
  1. Come fly with me
  1. As happy as a cloud
  1. International jet setter
  1. Jet setting like a boss!
  1. Sky high
Airplane caption for Instagram - I'm just gonna wing it
Airplane caption for Instagram – I’m just gonna wing it
  1. These wings were made to fly
  1. Be my wingman
  1. Flyin’ solo
  1. Adventure is out there
  1. Ready for takeoff
  1. I’m most at home in the clouds
  1. Chasing clouds
  1. Cruising through the skies
  1. Spread your wings and fly
  1. Diagnosed with wanderlust
  1. Finding paradise wherever I go
  1. Time to runaway
  1. All you need is love…and a passport
  1. Wander often, wonder always
  1. I’m on cloud nine…literally
  1. You’ll find me on a long haul flight to Europe
  1. Will do anything for flight tickets

Inspirational & Beautiful Flying Captions

  1. Smile at the world and she’ll smile back
  1. We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us
  1. Do more of what makes you happy
Flight caption for Instagram - I haven't been everywhere but it's on my list
Flight caption for Instagram – I haven’t been everywhere but it’s on my list
  1. I haven’t been everywhere but it’s on my list
  1. The sky is home to me
  1. There are 7 days in a week and someday isn’t one of them
  1. The only trip you’ll regret is the one you didn’t take
  1. Don’t make me walk when I want to fly
  1. Your wings already exist, all you have to do is fly
  1. There’s just nothing like seeing the world from thousands of feet up in the air
  1. Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport
  1. A mile of road will take you a mile. A mile of runway will take you anywhere
  1. It’s only when you’re flying above it that you realize how incredible the Earth really is
  1. If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet
  1. Even at 35,000ft, I still feel right at home
  1. You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut
  1. Up in the clouds on my way to unknown things
  1. No one has ever collided with the sky
  1. Wherever you go, go with all your heart
  1. The world is big, and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark
  1. Life is short but the skies are wide
  1. Every cloud has a silver lining

Airplane Quotes For Instagram Captions

  1. “For once you have tasted flight you will walk the Earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” – Leonardo da Vinci
Caption for flying - "once a year go somewhere you have never been before".
Caption for flying – “once a year go somewhere you have never been before”.
  1. “I feel like I could literally do anything and be anyone whenever I’m sat on that runway waiting for the flight to take off.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  1. “Once a year go somewhere you have never been before” – Dalai Lama
  1. “I love the sky, it really makes me feel at home.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  1. “Let us see how high we can fly before the sun melts the wax in our wings.” – E.O. Wilson
  1. “That’s the thing about flying: You could talk to someone for hours and never even know his name, share your deepest secrets and then never see them again.” – Jennifer E. Smith
  1. “What good are wings without the courage to fly?” – Atticus
  1. “Anything is possible and flying really does prove that.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  1. “Can we pretend that airplanes in the night sky are like shooting stars?” – ‘Airplanes’, B.o.B
  1. “Taking flights is like therapy to me. I instantly forget everything and everything that’s weighing me down.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  1. “‘What if I fall?’ ‘Oh, but my darling, what if you fly?’” – Erin Hanson and Winnie the Pooh
  1. “I never get tired of the blue sky.” – Vincent van Gogh
  1. “The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.” – J.M. Barrie
  1. “I get such a sense of adventure whenever I’m in the sky. Ready for new sights, tastes, smells and sounds.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  1. “Flying starts from the ground. The more grounded you are, the higher you fly.” – J.R. Rim
  1. “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”  – Michael Altshuler
  1. “In the clouds, that’s where I’m meant to be.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  1. “I read somewhere that flying is like throwing your soul into the heavens and racing to catch it as it falls.” – Linda Howard
  1. “Aviation is proof that given the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.” – Edward Vernon Richenbacher
  1. “Wings are like dreams. Before each flight, a bird takes a small jump, a leap of faith, believing that its wings will work. That jump can only be made with rock solid feet.” – J.R. Rim
  1. “I adore sitting on airplanes and thinking about all the adventures I’m about to have!” – Traveller’s Elixir
  1. “Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” – Langston Hughes
  1. “This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.” – Rumi

And that’s it!

Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram (@travellerselixir) and tag me in your photo so I can share it.

If you liked these flying captions for Instagram then you’ll probably love my list of the best sunset Instagram captions too.


Megan Jones is a travel expert and founder of Traveller's Elixir, who has been travelling the world full time since 2021. Megan's travel tips been featured in numerous media outlets including Metro, Timeout, Thrillist and more.

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