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According to Rabbi Shlomo Fisher on ohr.edu, someone flying is exempt from lighting, because the rule is one candle per household ("נר איש וביתו;" Shabbos 21b); and if there's no one at home then there is no obligation to light.
This, according to Halachipedia: A wedding on Chanukah If the wedding takes place at night then the groom fulfills his obligation with the lighting in his father's house which took place before the wedding.  If the wedding takes place during the day before sunset, the groom [...] doesn't fulfill his obligation with the lighting in his ...
A shiur by Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz that I listened to recently, but can't seem to find just now, notes that one option, recommended by Rabbi Baruch Simon, is that the person can light a flashlight on the plane. It has batteries present, so that is better than the usual electric menorah which relies on a power source that is not present (a power plant far ...
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