Shameless Passengers on planes: The worst of 2016

2016-12-14 20:01 - Louzel Lombard Steyn
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Cape Town - It's no new phenomenon. But since the online 'name-and-shame' platform Shameless Passengers kicked off in 2014, it seems passengers' in-flight shenanigans have just gotten worse. 

Outraged economy class passengers in 2016 took to social media again as a last resort to maintain some dignity and humanity 33 000ft up, but with little success. 

Remember earlier this year when a poor passenger was so traumatised by a fellow farting flyer that he desperate scribbled a note to the air hostess in a bid to save himself? 

SEE: In-flight farting: Passenger sends handwritten plea to air hostess

It didn't work, and his horrid flight landed him a spot in our 2016 round-up of the Worst of Aviation this year. 

Shem. 

SEE: The Worst of Aviation in 2016

Unsurprisingly, the PassengerShaming.com platform for disgruntled travellers boomed again this year. 

Here are some of the worst scenarios travellers had to face in 2016. 







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