FINALLY! Airline bans the most annoying thing EVER

2014-06-04 11:41

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Cape Town – Flying is an uncomfortable business, we all know that, what with having to battle over armrests and climbing over your seatmates to get to the bathroom.

But of all the frustrations on board a flight, the reclining seat is probably the WORST.
 
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In October last year, a Skyscanner survey revealed that 9 out of 10 passengers would give up the small comfort of being able to sit back, in order to get rid of the in-flight tension caused by reclining seats.

Adding to fuel to the flames, well-known US businessman, Richard A. Moran, vented his frustration with the airplane-seat-recliner-person that simply has no care in the world for the person behind them in an open letter published on his blog earlier this year.

Read it here, it's really pretty amusing!

Well, it seems like airlines are FINALLY listening to the average airline passengers’ desperate plea, as Monarch Airlines has decided to go ahead and ban reclining seats from their aircraft altogether.  

Huffington Post reports that the airline announced that its fleet’s new ‘ergonomic’ aircraft seats will feature a slimmer, lightweight design that will increase legroom… and the person in front of you will no longer be able to recline right into your lap.  

Can we have a whoop whoop?! Now, let's hope they start a trend!

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