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5 Things You Don’t Want To Hear On Your Flight

I love flying but sometimes flying can be miserable, like my flight on Monday.

It could best be dubbed a series of unfortunate events flight.

And while I do love Lemony Snicket, I did not love this flight.

5 Things You Don’t Want To Hear On Your Flight

1. Screaming Baby or Toddler

I’m all for babies flying and have nothing against children on a plane, even in First class.

But parents need to be parents and take steps to console or discipline a child.

Especially one that is misbehaving and having a foot stomping, arm throwing, temper tantrum in the aisle on an early morning flight in First Class.

2. The person next to you sneezing, hacking, and coughly  – clearly sick

And guess who’s sick now…

3.  “Overhead bin space is full, we have to check your carry-on bags.” when only half your flight has boarded

Thankfully, this didn’t happen to me since I boarded first and was in First Class, but the passengers in groups 2, 3 & 4 weren’t so lucky.

Nor was the poor guy in 3F who had to check his carry-on because the flight attendants filled the First Class overhead space with bags from coach.

4.  “There’s a doctor in the exit row who volunteered to help.” flight attendant telling another flight attendant

A little bit of orange juice and food for the diabetic passenger who “forgot to eat” and we did not have to divert for a medical emergency.

5.  The forward lavatory seems to be broken.

Okay, this one didn’t happen but given the way the flight went, it sure could have.

Have you ever had a flight that didn’t quite go the way it should have?

How many “missteps” did your flight have?

Feel free to add to this list.

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