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Old 04-13-2012, 10:31 AM
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The hot topic of the last year has certainly been whether or not to ban children from certain flights, or more likely, to ban them from certain areas of planes, such as First Class. Malaysia Airlines has decided to lead the way by banning children 12 and under from its Airbus A380 upper deck on [...]

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Old 04-13-2012, 05:16 PM
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Well, I'm not quite so gloom & doom on this. Since the Airbus has a totally separate area, why not...nobody likes the baby wailing for 3 hours sitting behind you. But I can foresee some mass boycotts if any of the domestic airlines tried to ban kids completely.
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We have flown first class with our children on more than one occasion. They have always been well mannered and never received any complaints. I would be peeved if they changed the age requirements to 12, that's a little old to ban children from first class. I think a more acceptable age to ban children is 6 and under. I would be open to a first class family seating however.
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We have flown first class with our children on more than one occasion. They have always been well mannered and never received any complaints. I would be peeved if they changed the age requirements to 12, that's a little old to ban children from first class. I think a more acceptable age to ban children is 6 and under. I would be open to a first class family seating however.
I agree, 12 is pretty ridiculous. 6 would be better, but honestly, even taking down to 4 or 5 seems reasonable. I suppose there are some kids above age 4 that could be truely disruptive on a plane, but, in my experience, it's almost always the sub-3 year olds and mostly the smallest babies.
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