Viral Video Sparks Debate Over Whether It’s Okay To Put Your Seat Back On Plane | NBC Nightly News

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The video shows an airline passenger punching the back of another passenger’s seat on an American Airlines flight after she chose to recline, and has reignited a debate over airline manners and whether it’s courteous to put your seat back.


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Why make the seats able to recline, if it’s a such taboo to recline your seat?

Author — Chris Draughn

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AA says to be respectful?? WTF! Why dont they be respectful and stop squeezing in more fkn seats!

Author — joapps

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The airline industry openly hates its customers.

Author — Neo Monk

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They've took what used to be an experience. And turned it into the Greyhound of the skies..

Author — Shaun Lowe

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Airlines doing this for profits but the uncomfortable passengers are the ones who are wrong.

Author — V S

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Beta male: I do not have a small peni$, I do not have a small
Woman: Oooooh a free massage chair, cool

Author — Grakky TheGrakky

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Should have flown 40 years ago. Reclined seats and smoking cigarettes. This snowflake would have had a stroke.

Author — Richard Snyder

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Remember airliners and aircraft manufacturers do not care about you, you are sardines in a can and they trying to fit as much is you as In that can because I make them money. Boeing released a plane that they knew was broken, because that makes them money. Boeing is not the only one, all of them do it.

Author — HousingDinosaur

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I never recline, I feel like
It’s rude. Never the less the airlines are providing this option. They do so because they know the frustration will be projected on the fellow passenger and not the airline itself.

Author — T G

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I saw an unblurred picture of his face and why does he look like Vsauce Michael to me

Author — PapaJohn

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Seats are meant to recline. If they don't like it then get seats that don't recline.

Author — bulldog Brown

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LOL, passengers demanded cheap seats and they got them.

Author — DMG2FUN

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If the seat reclines then that is the space allocated to the passenger. The persons space behind you starts at the back of the reclined seat, not at the back of a non reclined seat.

Author — Bryan Turner

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I only have a problem when people swing their seat back. I usually work on my laptop and sometimes it gets jammed and damaged. Reclining slowly would avoid this.

Author — T S

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I'm 6'3" and I know to avoid some airlines because the seats are way too close together. I'm looking at you Air Transat. My knees already dig into the seats without someone reclining. On top of it I injured my left knee. Its complete misery when someone reclines their seat.

Author — MrJason1234

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The airlines are to blame for this for putting a reclining seat in front of a non-reclining seat. This isn't about legitimate profit, this is greed.

Author — H Mark Macha

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Airline staff should have said to the balding male passenger who took the worse seat on the plane and lashes out to stop immediately because he is jeopardizing the safety of all passengers.. She was assaulted and the airline representatives did nothing.shame. He should have been arrested s he stepped off the plane.Bully woman.

Author — stewart millar

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The Flying Bus. Steerage is just like taking the bus but faster.

Author — Melissa H

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Just because I can do something doesn't mean I should... The guy was so cramped, I would never recline knowing that.... Common courtesy escapes some people...

Author — Ro D

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Simply remove the reclining seats. Passenger planes are too small as it is.

Author — Thomas Wilkerson