No more fighting over the armrest – Indian airline enables passengers to book an empty seat next to them

No more fighting over the armrest – Indian airline enables passengers to book an empty seat next to them

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Airlines have introduced some interesting – and controversial – policies in the past, including Samoa Air‘s decision to begin charging customers according to their weight. One issue that’s yet to be addressed however is which passengers get to sit next to an empty seat when the plane hasn’t been filled. India’s SpiceJet now allows customers to book the seat next to them for a nominal fee when their flight hasn’t reached capacity.

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