September 25, 2012
Airline Moves Babies to the Back of the Plane

It’s baby apartheid, and it could be your best shot at getting some peace and quiet on an 8-hour red eye. Starting on Friday, AsiaAirlines is introducing seating that will keep passengers under the age of 12 away from older, baby-phobic passengers. It’s practically free, too.

Read more. [Image: Shutterstock/Asia Air]

Airline Moves Babies to the Back of the Plane

It’s baby apartheid, and it could be your best shot at getting some peace and quiet on an 8-hour red eye. Starting on Friday, AsiaAirlines is introducing seating that will keep passengers under the age of 12 away from older, baby-phobic passengers. It’s practically free, too.

Read more. [Image: Shutterstock/Asia Air]

  1. awesomeocelot reblogged this from theatlantic
  2. mikedinglasan reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Faith in humanity. Restored.
  3. kunz0208 reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Good or bad? you decide
  4. gafasdelsol reblogged this from theatlantic
  5. ilahartford reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Husband and I would be much more inclined to fly and to pay more to travel if American and European airlines adopted...
  6. maneatingbadger reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    See The Oatmeal.
  7. salmonking reblogged this from drtanner
  8. panburger-partner reblogged this from katedanley and added:
    Most airlines do this anyway. Unless you’re buying a first class tickets (WHAT! BABIES GET DA FUQ OUTTA FIRST CLASS!),...
  9. meatmachinery reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    No one puts baby in the corner, except Asia.
  10. textualrelations reblogged this from theatlantic
  11. missenchantment reblogged this from weejit
  12. weejit reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    I have been begging for this for years.
  13. cancelledseries reblogged this from drtanner
  14. drtanner-sfw reblogged this from travelerofthetimestreams and added:
    FUCK YES FLYING AIR ASIA FOREVER
  15. drtanner reblogged this from travelerofthetimestreams and added:
    FUCK YES FLYING AIR ASIA FOREVER
  16. katedanley reblogged this from styro
  17. theredshoes reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    OMFG if only they could do this for movies and concerts and grocery stores and….
  18. lifewithasideofbacon reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Good. Gotta love Air Asia.
  19. flourhoneyandmilk reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Ugh, seriously though when did it become perfectly commonplace for every person to fly with their 8-month old baby?...
  20. holsteeman reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    If Michael O’Leary saw this, he would take things one step further and create an on-board “baby tax” for Ryanair. Damn...