Alaska Airlines did something really cool.

By Alex Fitzpatrick / Time
March 10, 2016
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Talk about customer service.

About a year ago, astronomer Joe Rao called up Alaska Airlines with a message: Its March 8 flight from Anchorage to Honolulu could get a fantastic view of a total solar eclipse, if only it was 25 minutes behind schedule.

Alaska, amazingly, agreed to change the flight’s timing. The result? See for yourself: