Finding your seat on an airplane is like the first day of class. You could by some miracle end up sitting next to the love of your life who you just haven’t met yet, or it could be that person who breathes too loud and never stops talking. In movies like Can You Keep a Secret?, romance that starts on a plane seems all too possible. Reality can be a little different.
Two well-traveled Matador staffers try to get to the bottom of it: Is finding love on a plane reality or fantasy? Eben Diskin, senior staff writer, thinks the idea of meeting people on planes is nothing more than a Hollywood fantasy, while deputy editor Morgane Croissant is more optimistic.