Looks like this Royal Navy officer pulled out all of the stops to safe his engagement with the love of his life! Lieutenant Lee Colthart, a navy officer, wrote to British Airways asking them if they might assist him suggest to his girlfriend of seven years, Lydia Ayto – however in the Caribbean.
Colthart, who’s initially from Fife in Scotland, was deployed to the Caribbean final 12 months to assist with the aid effort following Hurricane Irma. His girlfriend is a navigator and in addition within the Navy. Unbeknownst to Lydia, the airline stepped in, offering the couple with a whirlwind tour of the Caribbean which resulted in a proposal of a lifetime.
Their island-hopping journey noticed them fly First Class to Barbados the place they had been handled to probably the most luxurious experiences. You can watch Lee’s large second under:
“I’d planned to propose last year but we were both deployed overseas so the stars didn’t quite align,” Lieutenant Colthart stated. “I knew this year was going to be ‘the year’ though, so I wrote to British Airways and asked them to help me pull off something extra special in one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been lucky enough to see. I couldn’t have asked for anything better, the proposal was out of this world and I’m just so happy Lydia said yes!”
Lee and Lydia met on the naval coaching school in Dartmouth however have spent months aside as they’ve each been deployed across the world.
“We were so excited to be able to help Lee pull off this incredible proposal” Carolina Martinoli, British Airways’ director of name and buyer expertise, stated.
“He really has set the standard for other people wanting to pop the question in a really special way! Adding a touch of magic was easy when we knew we would be flying the couple to the Caribbean, it’s one of the most beautiful places on earth, and the backdrop speaks for itself.”