In January, I was surprised to discover that Qantas, like many radio stations, plays love song requests on its "From the Heart" entertainment channel.
Travelers heading to Australia can surprise a friend or loved one with a love song dedication on their flights by emailing a love song request to firstname.lastname@example.org at least eight weeks before their month of travel. The show is taped monthly. The airline advises passengers that request a song dedication if their dedication has been chosen. If you are flying in mid-June, for example, you should probably email your song request sometime in early March so that your dedication might be taped in May.
A spokesperson for Qantas advised by email: "The most requested song is Michael Buble's "Everything". Runner up is Van Morrison's "Have I Told You Lately". "From the Heart" has been on the air, in the air, with Qantas for ten years.
Approximately 2,000 dedications have been delivered. Isn't it nice to know that romance can fly year round?