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
- 2. The person next to you sneezing, hacking, and coughly – clearly sick
- 3. “Overhead bin space is full, we have to check your carry-on bags.” when only half your flight has boarded
- 4. “There’s a doctor in the exit row who volunteered to help.” flight attendant telling another flight attendant
- 5. The forward lavatory seems to be broken.
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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