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View Poll Results: Should infants be banned from flying in first class on planes?
Yes - first class passengers pay for peace and quiet 17 85.00%
No - parents should be allowed to fly with their children in first class 3 15.00%
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Malaysia Airlines bans babies in first-class

good riddance. babies belong in economy class with the rest of the rabble. all airlines should adopt this policy and extend it to business class as well.

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Old 29.06.2011, 13:26
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Re: Malaysia Airlines bans babies in first-class

They must have some better ideas...

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Old 29.06.2011, 13:43
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They must have some better ideas...
Overhead stowage bins?
http://news.travel.aol.com/2011/03/0...-overhead-bin/
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Re: Malaysia Airlines bans babies in first-class

Seriously!! That was the flight attendant's idea of peek-a-boo!
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Old 29.06.2011, 14:01
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Re: Malaysia Airlines bans babies in first-class

""I was crying. My husband was in shock. For days on end I was crying," she adds" from the article on Virgin.

Oh come on. Baby placed in overhead storage bin for a few seconds certainly wasn't pleasant - but crying about it for days on end? Get a grip. I guess "crying about it for days on end" is some kind of slang for "give me money or I won't shut up about it".
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Old 29.06.2011, 14:15
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Re: Malaysia Airlines bans babies in first-class

I love taking my 3 year old on the train in first class. In fact, I enjoy it so much we normally go a few stations further than we have too just for the hell of it. It is especially fun in the rush hour when the trains are running late and overflowing with people.
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Re: Malaysia Airlines bans babies in first-class

Yes, poor kids, banned to business class where they can only get totally inferior champagne..
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Re: Malaysia Airlines bans babies in first-class

Groan at me if you want, but I think this is pretty stupid. I won't be flying in first class with my babies any time soon, however this is still discrimination. If a certain airline was to ban any other type of person, or color everyone would be up in arms, and it would be a huge deal. Obviously, if the richer people of the world have a problem, they can take another airline. As for the Mother "In tears for days" about her child being placed in the overhead compartment for a few minutes, here is an idea, don't hand your baby over to a stranger. Stewardess or not.
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Re: Malaysia Airlines bans babies in first-class


Genius.

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Re: Malaysia Airlines bans babies in first-class

I think I'll begin to pinched my kids just to annoyed the hell out of you all with their cries and screams! Fun!
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Groan at me if you want, but I think this is pretty stupid. I won't be flying in first class with my babies any time soon, however this is still discrimination. If a certain airline was to ban any other type of person, or color everyone would be up in arms, and it would be a huge deal.
Is it 'cos I'm white?


Guess there aren't any statistics, but I wonder how many babies were created in the First Class section?
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If a certain airline was to ban any other type of person, or color everyone would be up in arms, and it would be a huge deal.
If there was any other clearly definable group of humans that scream loudly on a plane - I am all for banning them as well.

From my personal experience does "spanish tourist groups" fit the bill, but that was already in economy. Banning them to the cargo hull is a bit harsh.
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Re: Malaysia Airlines bans babies in first-class

My dogs are banned to cargo, even though they are far better behaved than kids and "spanish tourist groups". I've never understood why - they have their own safety belts and all and are not too picky about food.
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If there was any other clearly definable group of humans that scream loudly on a plane - I am all for banning them as well.

From my personal experience does "spanish tourist groups" fit the bill, but that was already in economy. Banning them to the cargo hull is a bit harsh.
What about all those smelly passengers? I am probably unlucky but I lived to much flight with very stinky people.
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If there was any other clearly definable group of humans that scream loudly on a plane...
That would be an almost reasonable point of view, except that many small humans don't, in fact, scream loudly anywhere. And those that do, usually have a reason which can be rapidly dealt with.

What should be banned from all aircraft, are parents who can't control their kids.
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If there was any other clearly definable group of humans that scream loudly on a plane - I am all for banning them as well.

From my personal experience does "spanish tourist groups" fit the bill, but that was already in economy. Banning them to the cargo hull is a bit harsh.
Heck I am Hispanic and I would ban loud Spanish as well as loud gringos...
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Re: Malaysia Airlines bans babies in first-class

If I could afford first class, then I could afford to make sure that my children were transported properly.
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My dogs are banned to cargo, even though they are far better behaved than kids and "spanish tourist groups". I've never understood why - they have their own safety belts and all and are not too picky about food.
Exactly, and it's not like babies are real humans anyway. Cute little monkeys they may be, but they belong in the dirty section of the airplane. (i.e. economy class)
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Re: Malaysia Airlines bans babies in first-class

lol how many people ever intended to fly first class on malaysia? they have banned kids for a reason, most people in first are high up business people or celebs, they don't want screaming kids anywhere near them, and fair enough they pay enough for the ticket. don't like it, fly with someone else, its not like there isn't another airline out there.
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but they belong in the dirty section of the airplane. (i.e. economy class)
Business class, according to the OP.
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