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Offbeat A couple got married on a plane 37,000 feet in the air — 8 years after meeting while playing an online game about airports

11:57  22 november  2019
11:57  22 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A couple got married on a plane 37 , 000 feet in the air — 8 years after meeting while playing an online game about airports . As well as symbolizing the couple uniting from their respective countries, the decision to have the wedding on a plane was also down to the couple 's keen interest

David and Cathy Valliant got married at the exact halfway point between the two cities they are from, Sydney, Australia, and Auckland, New Zealand. Today at 10:00 AM www.insider.com. 0 0 0 0.

Aviation enthusiasts David and Cathy Valliant said "I do" 37,000 feet in the air, getting married during a flight from Australia to New Zealand - 8 years after they met online playing an aviation-themed video game. 

David, from Australia, and Cathy, from New Zealand made the decision to get married on a plane flying from Sydney to Auckland at the exact halfway point between the two cities.

The ceremony took place on a flight operated by Jetstar, an Australian budget airline. 

It was attended by regular passengers who were told about the ceremony in advance, as well as the couple's friends and family.

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Love is in the air ! Couple get married on a Jetstar flight in front of unsuspecting passengers after Australian groom David Valliant and New Zealand bride Cathy Rolfe met online . Their love story comes after the couple met online playing a computer game called Airport City eight years ago.

The couple met online in 2011 while playing the computer game " Airport City," and met in person for the first time two years later at Sydney airport . The airline agreed and made the arrangements for the couple 's dream wedding in the sky. A representative for Jetstar explained to CNN "All customers

A video of the big day was captured and posted on the Jetstar YouTube channel. 

The ceremony itself took place mid-flight and was carried out by Jetstar cabin crew.

As well as symbolizing the couple uniting from their respective countries, the decision to have the wedding on a plane was also down to the couple's keen interest in all things aviation.

It was their interest in airplanes that brought the couple together.

"We both love aviation, the bond is there," said David in the video.

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Cathy and David met online in 2011 while playing the aviation video game "Airport City," before meeting in person two years later, according to CNN.

In a comment posted on her Facebook page, Cathy said there was a bit of turbulence climbing out of Sydney but that the ceremony itself, which started 15 minutes after takeoff, was not affected. 

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