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Great thread 🙂

My rants…

1. Booming in-flight announcements late on redeye flights, spaced about every hour so you’ve just fallen asleep again when jolted awake, usually announcing the food trolley is on the way or the duty free sales will be closing or something utterly irrelevant to one trying to sleep.

2. Horrible seat-back baskets with pointy wire corners that are seemingly designed specifically to extract cartilage from the knees of a 6′-2″ human.

3. Airports (in China most often) where incoming flight delays are not quantified at all – quick check of flight tracker sites will tell you you’re in for a 5 hour delay but the gate attendants cannot tell you ANYTHING and no revised time is posted until the incoming aircraft touches down. Inhuman and unforgivable.

4. Why are some airlines providing only facial tissues in bathrooms and not paper hand towels? Anyone ever managed to dry their hands with tissues and not ended up with little bits of white fluff all over your hands that you then have to wash off…

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