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Family-of-four find themselves on Virgin Atlantic’s sold-out ‘Pride Flight’ from London to New York

Family-of-four find themselves on Virgin Atlantic’s sold-out ‘Pride Flight’ complete with drag queens, singalongs and PLENTY of glitter – and they have the time of their lives

  • Mother, father and two children were on board Virgin’s ‘Pride Flight’ on Friday
  • In a video shared to Twitter, the family were seen enjoying their time on the aircraft, which was traveling from London to New York  
  • ‘Pride Flight’ featured an all LGBT+ crew as well as celebrity passengers including drag queen Courtney Act
  • Travelers were treated to a DJ set from a drag queen as well as specially-made gay-themed snacks
  • More than three million people are expected to gather in New York for the WorldPride parade on Sunday 

A family-of-four found themselves on Virgin Atlantic’s inaugural ‘Pride Flight’ on Friday. 

The plane journey from London to New York featured an all LGBT+ crew and dozens of drag queens who brandished glitter and performed singalongs while the plane was in the sky.  

It seems the family, comprising of a mom, dad and their two young sons, were thrilled to be on board the fun-filled flight.

Queer publication Attitude Magazine shared a clip of the clan who were seated at the center of the unfolding action. 

A family found themselves at the center of all the action on board Virgin Atlantic’s special ‘Pride Flight’ on Friday

The family-of-four is seen here before boarding the flight posing with drag queens

The family-of-four is seen here before boarding the flight posing with drag queens

The video showed the two boys bouncing out of their seats as Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ blared from the speakers and a drag queen in a racy red outfit danced down the aisle. 

‘This unsuspecting family accidentally booked on to the @VirginAtlantic #PrideFlight  for their holiday – and they absolutely COMMITTED to the madness’, the publication wrote above the video. 

Although the plane was filled with celebrities, journalists and entertainers, the public could also book seats on the flight, so it is unlikely the family would have been unaware of the it was a Pride flight. 

The four family members were part of the 284 people on board the flight – named VS69 in honor of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, which sparked the modern gay rights movement. 

The four family members were part of the 284 passengers on board the flight - which included dozens of drag queens and plenty of glitter

The four family members were part of the 284 passengers on board the flight – which included dozens of drag queens and plenty of glitter

Travelers were treated to a DJ set during the eight-hour plane ride across the Atlantic Ocean

Travelers were treated to a DJ set during the eight-hour plane ride across the Atlantic Ocean

'Pride Flight' featured guests donning their most extravagant attire. The two boys who were part of the family on board the flight are pictured at right

‘Pride Flight’ featured guests donning their most extravagant attire. The two boys who were part of the family on board the flight are pictured at right

Tickets for the Pride Flight sold out within 24 hours, and celebrity passengers included drag queen Courtney Act as well as Netflix star Titus Burgess.

Drag queen DJ Jodie Harsh performed a set on board the aircraft, while travelers were treated to rainbow eclairs made especially for the occasion . 

Many of the passengers were traveling from the United Kingdom to New York for Sunday’s WorldPride parade. 

Anticipated to be the biggest gay pride event in American history, more than three million people are expected to turn out in Manhattan to celebrate the LGBT+ community. 

Many of the passengers were traveling from the United Kingdom to New York for Sunday's Pride parade

Many of the passengers were traveling from the United Kingdom to New York for Sunday’s Pride parade

Passengers threw glitter and performed sing-a-longs during the flight

Passengers threw glitter and performed sing-a-longs during the flight 

Tickets for the Pride Flight sold out within 24 hours, and celebrity passengers included drag queen Courtney Act (right)

Tickets for the Pride Flight sold out within 24 hours, and celebrity passengers included drag queen Courtney Act (right)

 



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