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Kate Middleton Just Stunned Her Fellow Passengers by Flying Coach

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge  will visited the Mauritshuis  The visit was planned to coincide with the exhibition  At Home in Holland: Vermeer and his contemporaries from the Royal Collection,Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge  will visited the Mauritshuis  The visit was planned to coincide with the exhibition  At Home in Holland: Vermeer and his contemporaries from the Royal Collection,
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Mauritshuis Gallery during a solo visit to the Hague on October 11, 2016 in the Hague, Netherlands. Arthur Edwards — Getty Images

We already know Kate Middleton is one of the best-dressed travelers around, stepping down jet stairs chic, yet practical outfits paired with versatile (and comfy!) travel shoes. This week, on her first solo trip as a royal, the duchess stunned in another way: surprising passengers aboard a commercial flight headed for London.

After her one-day trip to Holland, the princess boarded a British Airways flight in Rotterdam for her return trip to London. Passengers snapped photos as she took her seat in the front of the plane wearing a light blue Catherine Walker suit that had almost a vintage flight attendant feel—perhaps she was channeling her mother, Carole Middleton, who formerly worked for the airline. Once the short flight was over she was escorted off the plane where a private car was waiting on the tarmac.

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The one-day trip to the Netherlands included a visit to the Mauritshuis museum in Hague, where she visited students in the gallery’s learning program (reminder: Middleton was art history major in college). The duchess also greeted fans and attended a reception at the museum, as well as met with the Dutch monarch King Willem-Alexander at the British Ambassador’s Residence.

This post previously appeared on TravelandLeisure.com.