Have you tried sitting next to a toddler or a child who’s irritable or having tantrums mid-flight? In all honesty, it’s quite stressful, right? Well, you’re not alone. Apparently, many other individuals are calling airlines to provide child-free zones on planes.
This might not sit well with parents out there. However, a recent survey by Airfarewatchdog found that about 52 percent of airline passengers would actually pay to stay in child-free zones.
The survey asked the passengers if children should sit in separate zones.
The results show that many are in favor that families with children 10 years old and below should sit in a certain zone on the plane.
The debate comes after a video about a boy screaming the entire eight-hour flight from Germany to Newark, New Jersey. The boy, who was even branded “demonic” by his co-passengers, is seen screaming loudly, running up and down the aisle and scrambling over the seats.
The video has sparked an online debate on whether there should be flights that are child-free. Many customers revealed they are even willing to pay extra to fly on these flights. One possible idea is to have parents sit at one end of the plane and those without kids at the other.
However, many passengers prefer a peaceful flight without kids at all.
Some airlines like IndiGo, an Indian company, have already announced child-free zones. Also, in Asia, AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines already have zones for families with kids, However, international airlines are yet to comment on whether they will follow the new trend.
It’s still unclear if international airlines would try this new idea.
This may just present benefits for parents traveling with kids after all. They can board planes without dealing with people who are not patient enough with children during the flight. They can enjoy flights more without the added pressure from judgmental co-passengers. Also, they won’t worry having their kids filmed and posted on social media.
Watch the viral video of a child screaming during a flight:
Iceland To Ban Male Circumcision and Punish Offenders With Imprisonment
The said bill has since sparked controversy and debate.
Iceland is set to become the first European country to ban male circumcision with a new bill before the parliament proposing a 6-year imprisonment for any person who performs it for non medical purposes. The bill has since gained mixed reactions, with Jewish and Muslim leaders getting outraged about it.
According to the bill, male circumcision is very similar to female genital mutilation (FGM) which is widely prohibited in Europe. Iceland has officially banned FGM way back 2005.
Circumcision violates children, the bill claims.
Woman Sues California For Not Acknowledging Bigfoot As Existing Species
The woman claimed to have spotted Bigfoot recently, but no one would believe her.
There have been numerous stories about Bigfoot sightings, but somehow the popular American folklore creature remains a myth. That's not to say no one will fight to prove that Bigfoot or Sasquatch does exist.
One San Bernardino County, California resident named Claudia Ackley is just one of the many people who claimed to have seen Bigfoot. But since authorities did not believe Ackley's story about her recent encounter with the mysterious creature, she decided to sue the state's Department of Fish and Wildlife for not recognizing Sasquatch as a species.
Claudia Ackley from Crestline went on a hike with her daughters on March 27 last year.
Russian ‘Virginity Dealers’ Recruit And Sell Young Girls To Wealthy Businessmen
Some women even put up their own adverts.
We've heard about women auctioning off their virginity. Anyone who bids the highest gets to sleep with a virgin girl. In Russia, however, ladies as young as 17 are being recruited and then paired up with rich men online.
These specialist dealers, as they are being referred to in a report that appeared in Bumaga, scout teen, virgin women and arrange for them to meet with wealthy businessmen. The report also claimed that these specialists will take home a portion of the fee for making the arrangements. Some of them are reportedly making thousands of pounds for each successful pairing.
This practice of selling virginity, however, not just involves a middleman.
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