We previously did a piece on ensuring a smooth travel experience for you and your loved ones. We even got to speak with a seasoned flight attendant who was kind enough to share valuable tips with everyone. 

This piece extends that conversation a little further. For this story you’re about to read, we’ll tackle a highly essential yet often forgotten topic about travel: airplane etiquette. 

You’ve likely encountered different levels of crude behavior in-flight, and you think, ‘How could some people be so out of touch with the proper way to act in a public place?’ 

A lot of what you’ll read from here is common sense, yet many of us need reminding from time to time. And to do that, we’ve gathered some first-hand tips from etiquette experts. 

Airplane Etiquette Basics You May Have Forgotten

Let’s face it: we’re all guilty of committing the occasional etiquette crimes. A lot of times, you don’t even notice them. This article should also save you from potential moments of embarrassment. 

Keep the Chatter at a Minimum

This tip applies more to solo travelers, particularly those who enjoy mundane conversations about the weather or, in this case, how cold the AC is. But experts will tell you to keep the chatter at a minimum.