Businessweek Cover Shows Planes Having Sex (PHOTO)

02/02/2012 03:23 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2012

We've all heard of the "mile high club," but this is really pushing it.

The latest cover of Bloomberg Businessweek depicts two planes getting hot and heavy in the clouds to represent the upcoming merger of United and Continental Airlines.

Josh Tyrangiel, the editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, explained the inspiration for the magazine cover in a Tweet:

Last year, United Airlines and Continental Airlines announced a $3 billion merger that would create the world's biggest airline. Since then, the two companies have been working tirelessly to iron out thousands of details of the merger, from what foods the new airline will serve to how employees should load dogs onto planes, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The full feature story is expected to be published on Bloomberg Businessweek's website at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, according to Business Insider.

Check out the full cover image below.

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