Travel Getting Married in the Sky Is Actually Pretty Complicated

07:11  10 february  2018
07:11  10 february  2018 Source:   cntraveler.com

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“ Getting married in the air is not something you should leave up in the air," Greenfield says. As printed in the Los Angeles Herald in 1912 just before Cowan and Cochran's wedding, which was originally supposed to take place in the sky , rather than in an airfield: “It is rather difficult to find a sky

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Last month, when Pope Francis married a couple during a LATAM flight from Santiago, Chile to Iquique, he became the first (and only) pope to ever conduct an in-flight wedding. But getting married in the air (sans His Holiness, of course) is nothing new. Starting in the 1880s, couples around the U.S. exchanged vows in hot air balloons, with crowds in the thousands below, says Air & Space Magazine.

In 1912, one of the first airplane weddings on record—between an actress named Leona Cowan and a salesman Neal Cochran—took place on a Wright biplane at an aviation field near Los Angeles. Through the 1930s, when air travel was new, people sought out in-flight ceremonies for the novelty factor, with brides and grooms bringing reverends aboard planes and dressed up for the occasion. Fast forward almost a century and an airport in Gloucestershire, England has even acquired the legal rights to perform wedding ceremonies (and has an unfurnished Boeing 747 that can be decked out for the aviation-themed reception of your dreams).

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Travel Intel. Getting Married in the Sky Is Actually Pretty Complicated . In-flight nuptials make headlines every now and then, but pulling off a successful ceremony takes some planning.

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But a little reminder for all: Marriage is legally binding and you can't just say "I do" in front of a plane full of people and call it a day.

“There are a lot of myths around getting married in the air and at sea,” says Casey Greenfield, a lawyer who practices matrimonial law in New York. Most of them aren't true. Just as ship captains aren't universally granted the power to perform marriage ceremonies, neither are pilots. And airspace poses problems for those hoping for an "official" service. “Getting married in the air is not something you should leave up in the air," Greenfield says. (Nice one, Greenfield.)

If your sights are set on a ceremony above the clouds, consider these two ground rules.

Take care of the legalities beforehand

“Getting married on a plane in the middle of who knows where is kind of the situation you would see on a law school final exam for a brain twister. 'Is this legal or is this not legal?'” says Karen Covy, a Chicago-based divorce lawyer.

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Darren Lehane Photography. · 10 February at 01:36 ·. Has anyone ever got married at 30000ft? Or is anyone actually planning to do so? Getting Married in the Sky Is Actually Pretty Complicated .

After a year of dating, we got married in Andhra Pradesh Telangana. It was an international arrangement so it was a pretty complicated state of affairs with a lot of paperwork. So we got to know each other over a year while the paperwork was getting done.

The short answer: Having a wedding ceremony in the air over a state in the U.S. is possible and legal—but it’s not easy. If there’s ever a question as to where the wedding took place (and your answer is "on a plane"), you risk a state or country not recognizing your union.

Since marriage is regulated state by state in the U.S., "anyone who is authorized to legally marry a couple can marry that couple in the airspace of that state," says Greenfield. It could be a justice of the peace, a minister, or a buddy with a one-day license, depending on state law. But down the road, if you ever needed to get a divorce and you didn't know if you were over Indiana or Illinois, potential issues could arise regarding which state’s laws you’d follow. So you'll likely want to stick with a regional flight that never leaves a state's airspace, and rule out that transatlantic wedding.

If you’re getting married overseas, these requirements could be stricter; you may even need to be a resident of the country for a specific amount of time.

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Quite the reverse, actually : it evolved into a game of revenge due to the emotional turmoil and heartbreak they inflicted on each other. They have known each other since Clare was six and Henry was 36, but they married when she Charlie tries to win her heart, but things get pretty complicated .

That’s why most legal professionals will tell you: If you want to really make sure you’re legally married, don’t do the official part in the air. For most people, the in-flight wedding is for ceremonial purposes anyway. A small, official ceremony beforehand (with completed paperwork behind you, an officiant present, and a few witnesses) ensures no legal disputes. Your guests—err, fellow passengers—don't need to know a thing.

Consult your airline

Airlines do sometimes allow people to walk down airplane aisles to say "I do." Delta employees went above and beyond for one couple, married on an 80-minute flight between Cincinnati and Washington, D.C. (over Virginia), with a ceremony complete with personalized motion sickness bags ("In case love makes you queasy"), first-class seating for the bridal party, and an airport reception to follow. And, of course, LATAM agreed to have the pope bless a legal marriage just last month—but banking on luck and spontaneity isn't the best strategy. If you want to set up a ceremony, touch base with your airline directly and prepare to be flexible. Even LATAM says, "There is no established procedure for passengers who wish to get married onboard and as an airline, we would need to evaluate each request on a case-by-case basis, with the safety of our passengers and crew always being our main priority."

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Getting married later in life is fun, romantic, sexy and exciting, but we know it can be a bit, well, complicated . All three of us have had a lot of experience with this because we all became stepmoms the minute we said, "I do," as did many of the brides we interviewed for our book.

It’s counter-intuitive, but focusing on marriage might actually be part of the problem here. I would recommend shifting your focus away from getting married and put it on appreciating him and loving him more deeply.

So all in all, it's probably best to prioritize your dream of getting married over your dream of making things official at 30,000 feet with all of your closest friends and family seatbelted in. As printed in the Los Angeles Herald in 1912 just before Cowan and Cochran's wedding, which was originally supposed to take place in the sky, rather than in an airfield: “It is rather difficult to find a sky pilot to launch two loving hearts into the seas of matrimony from an aeroplane.”

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