Study: 1 in 50 people to find love in a plane
HSBC Bank claims one in 50 passengers meet the love of their life in the friendly skies.
A new study from HSBC has found that 1 in 50 passengers claims to have found lasting love during a flight.
The rest of us, meanwhile, are presumably in the hope that we are not stuck in the middle seat if that happens.
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The banking institution allegedly came to its findings after surveying 5,000 travellers from 141 countries around the world, according to Travel and Leisure.
icipants also revealed that an even larger proportion (14 per cent) claims to have made lasting friendships with a co-passenger, while a similar amount (16 per cent) had business contacts. And only slightly more than half (51 percent) of the respondents says that they have a friendly conversation with a seat mate.
Although it is possible that 51 percent in the HOPE that their friendly conversation would lead to a love connection, only to be terribly, terribly rejected.
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As noted by Travel and Leisure, however, the most surprising statistic can be HSBC’s findings that say the average of the two sets of AMERICAN travelers are couples on every flight, although it is unclear whether these pairs remain as a couple for very long.
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That said, good luck to all you singles fly on the Labor Day weekend. And please, ignore one of the 49 in the near passengers cringing on your cheesy pick-up lines.