Thursday, 18 July, 2019

Love at first flight: Seat swap leads to viral love connection

Emmett Howard | 06 July, 2018, 03:25

Will they find love?

Switching seats on an airplane can be a tricky situation to maneuver, but for one pair it may have lead to love.

"Last night on a flight home, my boyfriend and I asked a woman to switch seats with me so we could sit together", Blair explained on Twitter. "[We were] coordinating everything very sneakily", she added. Before she moved seats, Blair said she told the woman that her new seat partner could be the love of her life. When that couple noticed that the two seemed to be hitting it off, they documented it on Twitter, in a thread that went viral.

The entire thread is filled with update after update about two strangers who were forced to sit next to one another on a plane.

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Euan Holden has since taken to Twitter to say he knew Blair and her boyfriend were taking photos, and he is amused by the saga.

The icing on the cake? Blair even shelled out an extra $24 for in-flight WiFi, although T-Mobile's CEO saw the story and promised to refund her "because that was definitely worth it!"

"I walked on a plane just ready to get home and ended up sitting next to a lovely girl and had such a great time with on the flight", Euan Holden, who has since been identified, said. Blair posted about his social media handles and according to his Twitter, he's a retired pro soccer player.

That's when the "love at first flight" began, and the #PlaneBae hashtag was born. Our mystery gal also dubbed #PrettyPlaneGirl hasn't been identified yet, but we're hopeful!

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