Maybe it's dignity, or fear, or one of those other impulses that keep our society as we know it intact, but most people simply choose not to have intercourse while tens of thousands of feet above the Earth. And then there are these two. A couple that simply went for gold in the back of airplane like teenagers on a school bus. There seems to be no effort at all to disguise what they're doing.
Video shows couple joining Mile High Club in full view of passengers
Would this be illegal — and how likely is it that you could be prosecuted? So would you get in trouble if caught? So the same rule applies on a UK registered plane. Embarrassing moment couple who met on plane caught in Mile High Club toilet romp by stewardess But while it's very much frowned upon to have sex on a plane that's registered to the UK, it's relatively unlikely that you would be imprisoned for doing so, though you could be fined. However, you could get in a lot more trouble if you were on a plane registered to a country which has strict rules on sex in public - such as the United Arab Emirates, Indonesia or Qatar. In Dubai, a popular holiday destination among Brits and the home of Emirates airline, kissing and petting in public - even between a married couple - is considered an offence to public decency.