Window Seat 19 Jan 18

Window Seat 19 Jan 18

THEY’VE walked down the aisle so many times they’ve lost count, but as airline cabin crew they’re usually pushing a trolley.

But on a LATAM service in Chile this week, Paula Ruiz and Carlos Elorriga were married mid-flight – by the Pope himself.

The airborne nuptials were performed after the couple asked the pontiff for a blessing as he flew a leg of his current Chilean tour.

Though the pair had legally married in a civil service in 2010, plans for a religious service were thwarted when an earthquake destroyed their parish church in Santiago.

On hearing their story, the Pope offered to go one step further than a blessing, and conducted a brief wedding ceremony from his seat.

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