The weird world of in-flight retail

POSTED: 12:13 PM Aug 12 2014   UPDATED: 12:16 PM Aug 12 2014

You may see a flight as a time where you can't get up and do anything for a few hours, but retailers see your flight a little differently: It's a time they can market unique and wacky items to a captive audience. Check out a few of the odd offerings you can order on a plane.

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You may see a flight as a time where you can't get up and do anything for a few hours, but retailers see your flight a little differently: It's a time they can market unique and wacky items to a captive audience. Check out a few of the odd offerings you can order on a plane.

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