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- Love Cloud Vegas offers “romantic” flights for couples that range from 45 minutes to 90 minutes and includes romantic dinner, wedding vow and renewal, and mile high club flight packages.
- Most flights on Love Cloud are “total romantic stories,” the airline’s co-owner, Anthony Blake, told Buzzfeed this week.
- Daytime tours fly over Red Rock Canyon, the Hoover Dam, Lake Meade, and the Las Vegas strip, while nighttime tours just fly above the city.
Love is in the air when you book a flight on a Las Vegas airline offering “romantic” tours of the city more than 5,000 feet up.
"Almost every single flight ends in complete happiness," Anthony Blake, a pilot and co-owner of Love Cloud Vegas, told BuzzFeed News this week. "People are saying they've had the best sex in their lives. Weeks later, they're still talking about it."
Blake’s business partner, Andrew Johnson, founded Love Cloud eight years ago, but the company had been inactive because of the pandemic, only fully reopening earlier this year.
"We basically revamped the company five months ago, and things have been so good ever since," Blake said.
Three flight packages are currently available, according to the company’s website: a “romantic dinner flight,” a “wedding vow and renewal flight,” and a “mile high club flight.”
The duration of the flights vary from 45 minutes to 90 minutes, and extras like a limousine to and from the aircraft, champagne, and roses can be added for an additional charge.
Daytime flyers will get an overhead tour of Red Rock Canyon, the Hoover Dam, Lake Meade, and the Las Vegas strip, while nighttime tours just fly above the city.
Most flyers on Love Cloud are couples that have been together for multiple years, Blake told Buzzfeed.
“Ninety percent of these flights are total romantic love stories,” he said. “We've even had one proposal.”
The other 10 percent of flights are a bit less romantic, he said, and the airline has welcomed groups like swingers clubs before.
A 2018 survey of more than 11,000 individuals in the U.S. and UK on dating websites found a large percentage of people are interested in joining the “mile high club,” but few actually have.
Only about 5 percent of survey respondents had had sex on a plane, while 78 percent said they had not but would like to. Roughly 17 percent said they would not be interested at all.
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