Aviation

This airline gave love wings for V Day

“Enough of the Valentine’s Day stories, we’re sick of them,” said pretty much all of our readers.

So, just before we say goodbye to the day of sadness and solitude, we wanted to indulge one last time.

You might remember when Emirates drew a Christmas tree in the sky during December to celebrate the big day.

Now, Virgin Atlantic has followed in their footsteps, drawing, you guessed it, a love heart over the UK.

The airline set out from London’s Gatewick airport during a trainging exercise and decided to change the flight path a tiny bit to create a love heart in the sky.

That’s right, love was literally in the air.

A Virgin spokesperson said the love-path was planned and a relatively quick detour.

Half of us wants to hate this grotesque display of wholesomeness and love, but the other is just saying “aww” over and over again.

Check out the footage from the love heart path here:

 

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