Unfortunately, not all flights are part of a first or business class award redemption and sitting in economy is sometimes a reality. So, do you know the proper etiquette for those middle seat armrests? According to Emily Post’s Etiquette, 18th Edition, the latest edition of the book first published in 1922, window or aisle seat passengers have a duty to be generous. If you’re in the aisle or window seat, be gracious to the person stuck in the middle. Move over a tad to allow for breathing room and ideally offer up the center armrests.
You may also want to brush up on your smelly seatmate survival tips…good for all classes