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    Happy landing

    My boss from my head office is now in my office. He is taking a flight to return UK four hours later. When he leaves my office, is it natural to say "Happy landing"? What else can I say?

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    Re: Happy landing

    Have a good trip.

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    Re: Happy landing

    Thanks Mike. If I am not at the airport, is it unnatutal to say "Happy landing"?

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    #4

    Re: Happy landing

    Not common.

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    Re: Happy landing

    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...e?q=bon+voyage
    I found 'bon voyage' above, but I don't know whether it is common.

    Not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: Happy landing

    That is usually used for travel by ship.

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    Re: Happy landing

    In BrE, we use "bon voyage" for all sorts of forms of transport. It's the distance being travelled that dictates its use. I would probably only say it to someone in the UK if they were travelling to another country. In the original context, I would say "Have a good trip" or "Travel safely".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Happy landing

    May I say 'Happy journey' in the OP's context?

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    Re: Happy landing

    That's not natural in BrE.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #10

    Re: Happy landing

    Nor AmE.

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