Rules of Flying: Ex-Flight Attendant's Top 10 Airline Etiquette Tips

Prepare ahead of time

Being late to the airport, getting stuck in a long security line, being told your bag’s too heavy to carry on — these are all preventable mistakes that can lead to great stress, which, as we all know, is a recipe for inconsiderate behavior. So step one for being a courteous flier is to not make any unforced flying errors: Prepare for your flight. “That includes arriving early, not packing too much, and packing a positive mental attitude,“ says Whitmore. To paraphrase "Annie”: ‘You’re never fully packed without a smile.’”

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Source: Yahoo Travel