Kids On Planes: 5 Survival Tips
Kids on planes. Mention it to any traveler - particularly a frequent business traveler - and you're sure to get a strong reaction. Kicking, screaming, unruly children, and their oblivious parents are a reality of life on the road. A reality few travelers seem to like. A 2006 survey by corporate travel agency Carlson Wagonlit found that crying babies are the No. 2 pet peeve when they're traveling. The only thing that annoys these road warriors more, the poll found, was air travelers who carry too much luggage on board. Until babies are verboten from flying, this paper gives you the five survival tips for those grown-ups who want to stay sane on the plane.