Flight Attendants Say These Are the Five Things Everyone Should Avoid When Flying
Don’t want to risk getting kicked off a flight for being an asshole? Would you like to go through your flying experience without pissing off everyone around you? Well, according to flight attendants these are the 5 things that you should avoid doing on a plane to make your travel a more pleasurable experience.
Most of these five tips are what you might think of as ‘common sense’, that is until you get on a plane and see a bunch of goddamn idiots breaking every single one of these rules.
1. When boarding:
“Should you need to have your neck pillow, eye shades, books, ear plugs, ear phones, laptops, vanity kit etc please do so when everyone has settled down in their seats and not while there’s a long queue of passengers trying to get to their seats as well.
2. And again, when boarding…
“Don’t get aggressive with the crewmembers. Should you have a problem, ask politely.
“Boarding is the peak time where everyone is doing way too many things at one go.
3. When cruising
“Don’t block the aisle. The aisle needs to be clear of any obstructions at all times, to prevent any unforeseen injuries.
“Someone else could trip on your legs or bags and fall down.
4. Still cruising
“Don’t do anything immoral, please.
“Mile High Club? Pffft. An aircraft is not your private bedroom.
“Sir, I know you have to be somewhere. I know you need to be somewhere. I know you can see the seatbelt sign is still on. So why do you get up before it’s off?
“I know you’re eager to exit the aircraft -me too (especially if this is my last sector). But were I to have an injured passenger on board their health would be in jeopardy now because this other passenger refuses to obey the regulations and instead chooses to be selfish.
You know what really grinds my gears? Those fuckbois who are too stupid to book a seat in the front of the plane, or are too cheap to upgrade their seat, and gather their belongings together the second the flight hits the runway to run up to the front of the plane. They never make it further than a handful of rows, and then they stand there blocking the fucking aisle in front of your seat like a goddamn asshole. Preventing you from standing up and stretching your legs after a long flight. These people are the shittiest and I think we should start a movement to publicly shame anyone that does this.
As for all the other five tips I mostly agree, though I think if you find the opportunity to enter the Mile High Club then you should take it, Carpe Diem.
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(h/t The Daily Mirror)