The contentious issue of aircraft seat poaching is a hot topic of discussion this week. What would you do if another passenger plonked themselves into your allocated seat, in order to sit with their travel companion? One member's recent experience on a Singapore Airlines flight left them annoyed and frustrated. Upon boarding, this member found that a couple had … [Read more...]
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This week our members share their amusing, shocking and downright ridiculous stories of self-entitled airline passengers not getting their way. It seems that some believe their elite frequent flyer status gives them a licence to demand a free upgrade, jump the queue or disrespect airline staff. But who knew that a fully-grown adult could have a tantrum after being upgraded to … [Read more...]
This week our members debate the pros and cons of making the middle seats on planes wider. Middle seats are usually an unpopular choice for flyers as passengers in middle seats are wedged between two other passengers. Middle seat occupants often complain of having less space and the seats can be particularly uncomfortable for larger passengers. So is this a possible solution to … [Read more...]
Our members share their tips and experiences in getting some shut-eye on aircraft. Some lucky members are able to sleep with ease, even in economy. For others, getting some rest at 35,000 feet can be a great challenge. For those who find that sleeping in the air doesn’t come naturally, there are numerous strategies available. For some, getting comfortable is key. This means … [Read more...]
One member was shocked recently to discover their carry-on luggage had been stolen between boarding the plane and take-off. This member had placed their carry-on items including a computer and credit cards in the seat pocket after boarding. They then got up to use the bathroom before take-off, returning only to discover that the items had somehow disappeared! In this case of … [Read more...]