09.18.2019

How To Avoid The Middle Seat On A Plane

How To Avoid The Middle Seat On A Plane Photo by Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images

We have all been there - that moment where we check-in online for a flight early in the hopes to get a good seat, or more importantly, to avoid a bad seat. Specifically, I think most of us want to avoid those seats near the toilet, or more importantly, a middle seat if you’re flying solo. I’m sure at some point you’ve also found that the only seats available are in fact, middle seats. 

Did everyone beat you to check-in early? Not likely. Airlines are making more money from add ons, and although that may look as simple as ‘pay us for a better seat’ - it goes a little deeper than that.

For the full story, visit Forbes.com/Travel.