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Love is in the air: They met on a plane, and then married on one too

Love is in the air: They met on a plane, and then married on one too
Actress Vjera Mujovic, center front, and Stefan Preis, left rear, tied the knot May 6 up in the air. The two married on a commercial Turkish Airlines flight from Belgrade, Serbia, to Istanbul. (Turkish Airlines)

The wedding ring inscriptions say it all: 5B and 5C. Those are the seats that Serbian actress Vjera Mujovic and German doctor Stefan Preis took on a Turkish Airlines flight to Mongolia a year ago.

This would be the meet-cute, if this were a Hollywood movie script. But it isn't -- it's a true-to-life travel story.

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The two met on the plane, just happened to be seated together and a year later said "I do" May 6 on a Turkish Airlines commercial flight -- booked in the same seats -- from Belgrade to Istanbul. (Watch the wedding and their love story below.)

Friends and family were on board to witness the Wedding in the Clouds, as it was called. The airline provided food, violins, rose petals and a wedding cake.

"New destination wedding location: a plane! This couple even met on a plane," Yahoo Travel tweeted.

Of course Vjera and Stefan aren't the only two people who fell in love on a plane (though they may be among the few to get married on one).

Two flight attendants on an Air Canada flight fell in love over the food cart and were married a year later, according to stories in "Love at First Flight: Readers Tell Tales of Travel Romance" published last year in the Toronto Globe and Mail.

"We were working the same aisle on the flight, and every time he passed me the orange juice over our drink cart, I blushed like mad. He asked me if I was okay, much to my embarrassment," Danielle Wilson writes.

Kim Brechin knows the feeling. By the time she checked in for her Delta Air Lines flight, her seat had apparently been given away to a standby passenger. She managed to get a spot on the flight, but the seat was taken by a "gentlemanly" man who offered to move.

He said "no problem, he liked the aisle and asked if I would care to sit by the window. (This is what I call our first compromise)," Brechin wrote.

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