Published February 15, 2012
Something in the Air
Buying Your Way into the Mile High Club
The Mile High Club
. We’re just going to throw it out there that it’s now
possible to buy your way in—not that you would—thanks to a Cincinnati-based charter service scheduling
flights explicitly for that purpose. Consider the following your preflight safety demonstration...
Yes, this is happening.
One unflappable pilot is offering to take you and a very
special guest up into the air for the express purpose of an in-flight, hands-on exercise in the dark art of
The pilot will be close. Damn close...
The only thing that separates you from him is a
... Because the plane is small. Damn small.
It’s a 300-horsepower Piper Cherokee
Six—basically a flying Cadillac. Your cabin: roughly the size of a love seat (and yes, there’s a love
Still, it’s bigger than the bathroom of a commercial jet.
And that’s what
Some might consider this cheating.
No insane contortions required. No risk of a flight
attendant exposing your dangerous liaison. No chance of landing on a TSA watch list. But with lesser risk
comes a lesser reward.
Hey, it’s got amenities.
Champagne and chocolates are provided.
It’s only available in Cincinnati.
You’re really just flying around in a circle
over the Queen City. But who knows... a few extra bills might get you as far as Cleveland.
Mile High Club
from Flamingo Air Inc.