Are Long lines at check-in. Lost baggage upon arrival. Increased costs in airfare combined with less service. Sufficed to say, the "friendly skies" haven't been friendly for a loooong time. Now, throw in a couple kids and the few hundred items you need to pack for them, and you have a headache waiting to happen. Sure, there are things you can do (starting with keeping a sense of humor!), but more often than not, the flying experience with kids is challenging at best. Recent reports of a mother and crying child being kicked off a plane, and now an airline actually restricting children from certain zones, well, it's enough to push an already stressed-out parent over the edge.
Yes, it appears I won't be flying to Singapore anytime soon. Scoot, one of the country's budget carriers is now offering (with a $14 upgrade) a "child-free" zone where no one under the age of 12 is allowed to sit (ordinarily I would think Scoot was a cute name forRead More »from Are No-Kid Flying Zones Becoming the New Norm?