child-free flights

Tolerance, Ear Plugs & A Glass of Wine

by 21stcenturymummy on September 5, 2010

Ever since a woman sued an airline because her eardrums apparently burst due to a three year old screaming, the hot topic of conversation as the moment is child-free flights, or family-only sections on planes. Since then, flight comparison website Skyscanner, published a survey that says 60% of people would like a kids-only section on aeroplanes.

Whilst I understand sitting next to a screaming baby or misbehaving child can make your blood pressure go through the roof, (I get annoyed even though I have a child), child-free section or flights – what a stupid idea!

My 2 year old has always been a good traveller, she’s never screamed or played up. I personally couldn’t think of anything worse than being squashed amongst other families.

There’s plenty of adult passengers who don’t exactly set the perfect example of good behaviour either. They’re often loud, obnoxious and extremely annoying. I’d personally like snoring-free sections, [click to continue…]

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