- I do not tilt the seatback more than an inch or so unless the seat behind me is empty. I have spent way too much time behind people who seem oblivious to the person behind them.
- I cede the armrest to the person in the middle if I am on the aisle (which I always am). But my space begins on the other side of the arm rest and I will defend that turf. Last night I was stuck with a thin tall guy who had no sense of space, kept occupying mine. Oy.
- I don't look nasty at the parents with screaming kids, but will ask if they can control the kid if he/she wants to use the back of my seat for soccer practice.
- If I am in the middle or window seat, I try only to get up once or twice during a longish flight. I get out of my seat to let the middle/window folks out when I have the aisle seat (which is almost always), but prefer to keep that dance down to 2-3 times per medium flight. The elbow guy from last night wanted to do that dance again and again.
Oh, and I am a big fan of Trip It and Flight Track apps. Helps to organize the travel info and keep me informed as I travel.
Anyhow, that is enough travel blogging for now. I have a whole week before I go again, this time to LA.