Behind the scenes: On board the Denver Broncos' flight to the Super Bowl

The Denver Broncos arrived in New Jersey Sunday afternoon, another step closer to Super Bowl XLVIII.

The players, owners and coaches boarded their flight to New Jersey at DIA on Sunday morning.

7NEWS Reporter Marc Stewart took a peek at what it is like to travel with the team.

Business class of the United 767-400 is reserved for owners and coaches. The players have assigned seats in the economy cabin -- but they each get two seats.

Waiting on each player's seat is bottled water, Gatorade and peanut butter sandwiches.

"There's a lot of prep work that goes on before.  We like to do as much on the ground," said flight attendant Nancy Novelli.

The team was greeted by familiar faces -- the same flight attendants have worked every flight the team has been on this season. They all have 10 years or more of experience.

"They make us feel like part of the team and that's so nice," said flight attendant Stephanie Desantis who serves as the charter coordinator.

Broncos personnel have their choice of first class meals -- from cheeseburgers to chicken fajitas.

The flight attendants do not use the standard roller carts to serve meals or beverages because they do not want any risk of injury to the players.

The flight attendants said sometimes they play 1980s hits when the team boards the plane.

Most of the players relax, sleep or watch movies during the trip, team officials told Stewart.

Many of the flight crew members are airline veterans who have an appreciation for the game.

"It's definitely an honor.  Most definitely," said Rob Galbraith, the captain of the flight.

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