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Separate Airplane Sections For Travelers With Kids

Should Airplanes Be Divided Into Kid-Friendly and Child-Free Zones?

You don't have to be a parent to have a bad in-flight experience with a child. While some tots are easily distracted by the seat-back entertainment systems, others spend the duration screaming, crying, and kicking their way to their destination. In today's USA Today cover story, the paper reveals that "59 percent of (British) fliers supported a section reserved for families" or cabins designated for adults. Just last week, 56 percent of SavvySugar readers said that kids shouldn't be allowed to sit in first-class seats. While some airlines cater to families' needs with tot-friendly onboard snacks and in-flight nannies, the trend seems to be moving in favor of more childless travelers. Do you agree with the trend?

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ladybirda ladybirda 5 years
The better solution is to make it mandatory for parents to purchase seats for all children, regardless of age. Kids scream less when they are in a car seat then when they are squirming in their parent's arms. Not to mention it's so much safer - people always strap their kids to carseats in cars and airplanes travel so much faster! A sudden stop or turbulence - strap the kid in! They should definitely offer reduced child airfare again though, even if it's only 80 percent. Also, give out pacifiers/lollipops - they reduce ear pressure.
amandachalynn amandachalynn 5 years
Absolutely. The kids are miserable, the other passengers are miserable. It would be great to have separate sections! And it's just my opinion, but maybe a lot of people are seeming intolerant to kids because of so many parents spoiling their kids and wanting to be a friend instead of a parent. Not everyone thinks a screaming 5 year old is just asserting his opinion.
amber512 amber512 5 years
I think it could be a good thing. Those traveling without kids wouldn't be as bothered and those with kids wouldn't have to be as stressed about their behavior.
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