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Jennifer Aniston reportedly changed her flight out of Los Angeles International Airport to London's Heathrow airport on Sunday night to avoid her ex husband Brad Pitt's fiancé, Angelina Jolie.
Aniston, 44, and Jolie, who previously denied starting a relationship with Pitt while he was still married to the "Friends" actress, were reportedly both scheduled to fly first class on the same 11-hour British Airways flight. A quick-thinking airline employee allegedly contacted Aniston's assistant to warn of the potentially awkward run-in and subsequently the actress, who is engaged to Justin Theroux, changed her flight, according to E! News.
Aniston reportedly traveled London to attend the premiere of her new film "We're The Millers" which is scheduled for Wednesday and Jolie, 38, is also said to be in the same city for work. In addition to the alleged flight change Aniston and Jolie, who both normally stay at The Dorchester hotel whenever they visit London, opted to stay elsewhere.
In 2005 Aniston divorced Pitt after four-years of marriage following reports of an affair with Jolie. While both women appear to have moved forward with their lives since then, critics suspect that their may still be underlying tension which may have prompted the last minute flight change.
Aniston, who got engaged to Theroux, 41, in 2012, was reportedly scheduled to wed the actor during the Summer, and Pitt, 49, and Jolie were also set to wed around the same time. In May reports claimed Aniston postponed her big day after learning about the coincidence to avoid any perceived overlap.
"She does not want her day associated with them," a source previously told Us weekly magazine about Aniston.
The actress initially considered moving her date up in order to get married before Pitt, however Theroux allegedly had objections.
"Justin got weirded out by all the rushing," the source said.
In July Aniston denied postponing her wedding and she revealed that she and Theroux do not have a date set.
"We have yet to set any date. There have been no cancelled weddings. There have been no postponed weddings," Aniston told E!. "There have been no arguments about where to get married. Just clearing all that up."