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17 things not to do on the airplane

While airplanes get more cramped and our patience is tested, travelling can be more stressful than ever before.

A survey from Genfare looked at frequent flyers and surveyed top travel annoyances, and some of these might surprise you.

Read: Your travel pet peeves

Getting Seat Kicked – 54%

Crying Baby/Child – 27%

Body Odor – 26%

Talkative Passenger – 23%

Inattentive Parents – 21%

Drunk Passenger – 18%

Getting Your Seat Pulled Back or Leaned on – 17%

Snoring Passenger- 15%

People Rushing to Get off Plane as Soon as it Gets to the Gate – 15%

Passenger Reclining Seat – 15%

Putting Feet up or Between Seats – 13%

Bringing Smelly Food on Flight – 11%

Man-Spreading (a.k.a sitting with legs wide apart) – 7%

Passenger Removing Shoes or Socks – 6%

Bright Screens on Phones or iPads During Nighttime Flights – 3%

Non-Service Dogs – 2%

Dressing Sloppy (ie. wearing pajamas/sweatpants on flight) – 1%

Genfare

Additionally, 64 per cent of surveyed think it’s ok to take shoes off, but it’s not OK to remove your socks.

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Are you guilty of any of these? Want to add anything to this list? Comment below!

Winston is currently a freelance technology and travel broadcast journalist, consultant, and is the creator and founder of Master Travellr—Canada’s destination for travel news, guides, and budget recommendations.

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