Recently, 5,000 travelers from around the world were asked whether or not they have ever made a love connection on a flight. A staggering 1 in 50 people have not only made a romantic connection with a stranger on a flight, but say that they actually found the love of their life on an airplane. And Americans in particular are finding love in the air, with two U.S. couples meeting on every flight!
Other social connections that were made during travel include:
- 16% of travelers formed business connections on a flight
- 14% made a long-lasting friendship connection on a flight
- 51% have struck up a conversation with a stranger on a fight
If you’re looking to meet your Romeo or Juliet on your next trip, there are some apps and sites to help with that. Check out thebtrflyapp which connects travelers at over 380 worldwide airports by inputting your flight info. WebsitePlanelyis a social media platform that lets you connect with fellow travelers who have the same intrests.