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Welsh couple fly to Tenerife wearing their wedding attire

Childhood sweethearts Rhiannon Simmonds and Joe Lewis from Wales delighted passengers on board a TUI flight from Bristol to Tenerife by flying in their wedding attire. The couple were joined on the plane by their eight bridesmaids, three groomsmen, three page boys, two best men and one maid of honour.  

Bride Rhiannon Simmonds said: “After the wedding at the registry office, we decided to fly straight to Tenerife for the reception to continue the wedding celebrations. Due to all the sequins on our dresses, the bridesmaids and I had an extra check when we went through security at Bristol Airport – something the security staff said they’d never seen before. On board the TUI crew were amazing and made us feel so special, they made the flight so enjoyable so we really can’t thank them enough”. 

TUI Cabin Crew Paige Crathorne said: “None of the cabin crew on the flight had ever seen anything like this before, so we made a big fuss. I first saw the bridesmaids in their dresses, and soon found out we had a whole wedding party on board. Things like this always put a smile on our faces and made the flight so enjoyable. Lots of other customers were wishing them congratulations, and after we made the flight deck aware of the occasion, they made a special announcement for the bride and groom”.