He thoroughly enjoyed the hour that we were delayed, waving at planes and the various strange, comical vehicles that scoot around on the tarmac. He explored and made friends. It might not be obvious, but this is him waving. And waving. And waving a little more. If only they'd wave back...
The first time I'd flown alone with baby went pretty well. Having a whole row of 3 seats certainly helped! I had spent a bit of time considering what to have in my bag of tricks on the plane - not too much to carry but enough (toys, books, food) to entertain for the duration. The balance was perfect!