A couple from Milwaukee have tied the knot at 30,000 feet in a surprise wedding in front of their family and friends.
Jim and Sue Marino were traveling to Sedona, Arizona with 30 people but decided to have the ceremony on board the Southwest Airlines plane.
It is something the pair had been planning for several months.
Jim and Sue Marino were traveling to Sedona, Arizona with 30 people but decided to have the ceremony on board the Southwest Airlines plane
‘It took a lot of lies to keep things a secret,’ the groom said.
The bride told how she managed to keep her wedding dress from wrinkling by keeping it in her carry-on bag the entire time.
‘My mom wasn’t going to go with us, so when she decided she would go with us, we decided to get everyone together,’ Jim said.
The flight attendant carried out the ceremony which saw a pair of Southwest Airline wings being pinned onto the couple
Cellphone footage captured the moment a flight attendant on board the plane conducted a ceremony over the PA system before handingthe couple a pair of ceremonial wings.
‘With these wings, I thee wed, Pin of honor, right over her heart,’ the employee said to the pair before finally pronouncing the couple husband and wife.
‘By the power vested in me by Southwest airlines, you may now kiss the bride.