Airline Courtesy, Imagine That – Forbes.com

Everyone knows you’re not supposed to stand up when the seat belt sign is on, get blotto on board or hog the armrest, but when a flight attendant snaps “Sir/ma’am, you need to [fill in the blank],” sometimes you want to do the opposite just to show who’s boss.

So when I saw this pre-flight video on a recent Virgin America flight, I thought “right on!” Like an animated hipster sea chanty with the tagline ”we’re all in this together,” the video uses the world’s best teaching tool, humor, as a reminder that behaviors like loud conversation, kicking the seat in front of you and dawdling in the rest room are, in fact, disturbing to fellow passengers:

Read the rest of the story on my Seat 1A blog at Forbes.com

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