There’s no question about it: the person in the middle seat on an airplane gets to use both armrests.
The logic is pretty simple. The person seated in the aisle seat can lean towards the aisle and the person seated in the window seat can lean on the window. However, the person stuck in the middle has nothing, so therefore, they get to use both armrests of either side of them.
While most people would rather endure a flight with one rest than awkwardly attempt to reclaim their space, one man recently decided to take an aggressive approach, and he captured the armrest thief’s reaction.
While we recommend being a little nicer if you ever find yourself in this situation, the man’s reaction is pretty priceless. Read more…