Being crammed into a cramped coach seat is bad enough, but your fellow flyers can make things so much worse with their bad behavior. If you’ve ever been stuck next to a loud talker or behind someone who has reclined all the way into your lap, you know what we’re referring to.
A new survey conducted by Only Wanderlust has ranked the most annoying things people do while flying. Here are the activities you should spare your fellow flyers from while on a plane.
The Most Annoying Airline Passenger Behaviors
- Seat kicking
- Bad body odor
- Talking loudly
- Leaning or pulling on seats
- Acting intoxicated
- Crying babies or children
- Reclining seats
- Wearing strong fragrances
- Not wearing a mask over nose and mouth
- Taking off shoes/socks
- Standing and blocking the aisle as soon as the plane lands
- Bringing on smelly food
- Getting up frequently
- Incessant chatting
- Hogging the armrest
- Putting feet up on/between seats
- Applauding when the plane lands
- Using bring screens during night flights
Surprisingly, despite seat reclining ranking as the seventh most annoying thing you can do on a plane, 65 percent of people surveyed by Only Wanderlust believe that they have the right to recline their seat on a flight.
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