The couple were put on a repositioning flight, used when a crew need to fly back to base, and were the only commercial passengers on it.
In 2019, Vincent Peone was the only guest onboard a flight in the USA and was allowed to meet the pilots.
According to data analysis from the Civil Aviation Authority, 35,000 commercial flights have operated almost empty since 2019.
The flights had fewer than 10 percent of seats filled and are known as ‘ghost flights’ in the industry.
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