JLS take fans on EasyJet flight for meet and greet ahead of the MOBO awards 2012

Come fly with me! JLS take their fans on an EasyJet flight for a special meet and greet ahead of the MOBO awards

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20:35 GMT, 3 November 2012

They may be big time stars now, but JLS always make sure to take care of their fans.

The popular boyband held a very special meet and greet for their biggest fans on Saturday, literally taking them to the sky in an EasyJet flight from London Gatwick to Liverpool.

The four handsome lads spend time in the airplane with happy competition winners, signing autographs and taking photos as they flew to Liverpool to attend the 17th annual MOBO Awards.

Refreshments JLS hosts special meet and greet with fans on an EasyJet flight from London to Liverpool

Refreshments JLS hosts special meet and greet with fans on an EasyJet flight from London to Liverpool

Overjoyed: Young fans of the band were clearly delighted at the opportunity to share a flight with the boys

Overjoyed: Young fans of the band were clearly delighted at the opportunity to share a flight with the boys

The unusual fan event was hosted by EasyJet, who recently partnered up with MOBO to become their exclusive airline partner.

The
boys are also set to perform during the popular music awards gala, held
in the Echo Arena in Liverpool, and like true pop stars were even
mobbed by fans in the airport as they arrived.

And
seeing as it can get pretty chilly in the air, Marvin, Orits, Aston
and J.B. were all dressed up warm to prevent getting cold, wrapped up in
scarves and jackets, with Aston even sporting a fun bobble hat.

Take me to the sky! Fans are excited to spend some time in the air with their favourite boyband

Take me to the sky! Fans are excited to spend some time in the air with their favourite boyband

The pop star lifestyle: The guys were surrounded by fans both on and off the airplane

The pop star lifestyle: The guys were surrounded by fans both on and off the airplane

Come fly with me: The boys flew to Liverpool with their fans in tow to perform at the MOBO awards

Come fly with me: The boys flew to Liverpool with their fans in tow to perform at the MOBO awards

Meet and greet: Oritse and Marvin chat to their fans during the special event

Meet and greet: Oritse and Marvin chat to their fans during the special event

Meet and greet: Oritse and Marvin chatted to fans and signed autographs during the special event

The boys waved at their awaiting fans as they came out of the airplane and made their way over to the venue to perform their biggest hits.

Other R&B stars performing at the star-studded gala include Emeli Sand, Angel, Labrinth, Conor Maynard and Misha B.

And the lads are not only performing, they are also nominated in the category Best Video for their hit Do You Feel What I Feel, taking it up against Plan B, Emeli Sande, Rita Ora and Rizzle Kicks.

Happy fans: The competition winners had the four heartthrobs all to themselves during the flight

Happy fans: The competition winners had the four heartthrobs all to themselves during the flight

Heartthrobs: JLS steps off the plane only to be greeted by more fans, who awaited them on the Liverpool airport

Heartthrobs: JLS steps off the plane only to be greeted by more fans, who awaited them on the Liverpool airport

Heartthrobs: JLS steps off the plane only to be greeted by more fans, who awaited them in Liverpool

The popular boyband is currently gearing up for the release of their latest album Evolution, and have recently admitted they are so desperate for the record to hit the number one spot in the charts, they will do anything to make it happen.

Last year, the guys Jukebox album lost out on the number one spot to Michael Buble's Christmas LP by only 500 copies, which disappointing the hardworking pop stars.

They've landed! JLS step out in Liverpool as they make their way to the Echo Arena for the awards do

They've landed! JLS step out in Liverpool as they make their way to the Echo Arena for the awards do

Brrr, it's cold in here: Aston Merrygold kept warm in a funky bobble hat

Brrr, it's cold in here: Aston Merrygold kept warm in a funky bobble hat

Brrr, it's cold in here: Aston Merrygold kept warm in a funky bobble hat

Speaking to Digital Spy, Orits Williams said: 'We're not in this to be second best. I can't be complacent about that fact. We will do everything we can in our power to be number one.'

'If we had to work 24 hours, seven days a week, from now until the record's out, we will do that, because we want to be on top.'

Merchandise: The fans in the airplane clutch their JLS possessions for the boys the sign

Merchandise: The fans in the airplane clutch their JLS possessions for the boys the sign

Happy reception: And even at the airport, the stars were welcomed by their loyal fans

Happy reception: And even at the airport, the stars were welcomed by their loyal fans