Transcript for Alaska Airlines Passengers Witness Total Solar Eclipse From 37,000 Feet
my life ? You asked for it. The best producers in the world up there ? a total eclipse of the heart ? Back now with Bonnie Tyler's -- I know. Bonnie Tyler. "Total eclipse of the heart." Why are we doing this? To torture George. To torture George and celebrate that stunning solar eclipse overnight captivating so many all around the world and Alaska airlines flight even adjusting their path and departure time so passengers could see it up close. ABC's T.J. Holmes is -- Took all his time. Hurry and talk to me so we can make that stop, please. All right, look, robin, I can't even get an airline to give me a free checked bag. Look what these passengers asked. Change of departure and we need to go this way instead of that way being an exact place at an exact time to give them the exact perfect view of the perfect view above Earth. Astonishing images from across the globe overnight as a full solar eclipse took place. Massive crowds gathered and let out cheers in India as it lined perfectly. People around the sun had filtered glasses to safely take in every moment. It was amazing. Reporter: 163 lucky stargazers including astronomers got a front row seat from 37,000 feet in the air. I have never seen one before and it was spectacular. Reporter: They pushed their Anchorage to Honolulu departure time back 25 minutes so they could chase the shadow of the moon. It's like Christmas and new year's and Easter all at one time. Reporter: It intercepted the total solar eclipse for all of 1:53. Particularly from 37,000 feet. I'm going to turn it to the scientists. What you need to be able to see it. Clear sky, of course. There it is. Thank you, rob. Back to you. These guys on this plane are eclipse chasers and travel all around the world. They happen with regularity. They book their flights way ahead and asked months and months in advance. You know why because they wanted to see -- ? a total eclipse -- The next time you see it is next August. Coming up "Gma's" "Real money" brought to you by voya
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