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Couple gets married on flight instead of in Las Vegas

DALLAS (KTVI) — An Oklahoma City couple on a quest to get married in Las Vegas ended up getting married on a business flight on their manner there.

Pam Patterson and Jeremy Salda joked on April 19 that “they should hop on a plane to get married in Vegas,” in accordance with a Southwest Airlines Facebook post. The couple then realized neither one of them was joking. So they booked a flight for Sunday with a Southwest Airlines competitor. Their Vegas marriage ceremony chapel appointment was booked for Sunday at 9 p.m.

When the lovebirds arrived at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) from the Will Rogers World Airport (OKC), they discovered their connection to Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) was canceled after a number of delays. A passenger and ordained minister by the identify of Chris, who was additionally touring from DFW to LAS, overheard the couple’s predicament and “offered to marry the couple himself!” in accordance with the submit.

So Patterson, Salda, and the minister bought the final three seats to Las Vegas on a Southwest flight and took an Uber throughout city to get to Dallas Love Field Airport from DFW.

The couple was touring in their marriage ceremony attire all day Sunday. So, after they “boarded the flight, their Pilot, Captain Gil, noticed Patterson’s wedding dress and asked her about it,” the Facebook submit stated. Then they joked with the captain that they need to simply tie the knot on the flight.

“For the second time that week, Pam was surprised to hear the words, ‘Let’s do it!’” in accordance with the submit.

The entire flight crew helped the couple. There have been rest room paper streamers, a snack combine sash for the minister, and an previous pocket book was handed across the cabin for passengers to signal as a makeshift visitor ebook. A flight attendant named Julie stood in as Patterson’s maid of honor. There was additionally an expert photographer on the flight who took out her digital camera to take official marriage ceremony pictures.

“Congrats to the newlyweds on a memorable inflight wedding neither our Employees nor Passengers are likely to forget! We can’t wait to welcome you back onboard the love airline,” Southwest stated.

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