Flight attendants say passengers shouldn’t wear shorts on planes

Flight attendants have shared some flight secrets – including some of the things passenger should never do on a plane.

Some are for etiquette reasons to help you avoid major faux pas.

While others are all about hygiene and the gross things you didn’t realise you’re doing.

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Deanna Castro, a flight attendant with 16 years of service under her belt, shared her top advice.

Deanna told InsideHook: “When boarding, it’s polite to step into your row and allow other passengers to pass behind you.

"It’s okay to take a few extra minutes to get ready, but please step into the aisle and wait for a lull in traffic."

She continued: “Moving out of the way also extends to mid-flight when you are sitting in your seat – and don't spread out into the aisle.

“When you are dangling body parts into the aisle, flight attendants can trip and get hurt.

"Not only that, but you could get hurt — especially from a cart.”

The flight attendant also noted that you shouldn’t hand sick bags to the crew.

She said: “Place it under your seat.

"We can give you an extra bag to wrap it up in, but please don’t push that hot steaming bag of vomit into a flight attendant’s hands."

Meanwhile, cabin crew member Tommy Cimato noted that some parts of the plane are dirtier than others.

Do not fall asleep or lean your head on the window,” says Tommy.

“You are not the only one that has done that and you don't know how many people or children have wiped their hands or other things all over the window.”

That leads him on to his tip about not wearing shorts and he imparts the sort of advice that once you’ve heard you’ll probably never forget.

“Don’t or try not to wear shorts when you're on an airplane,” he continued.

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“It's the same thing as the window – you never know how clean it's going to be, so if you have pants, you're going to have less germs.”

Tommy also recommended never touching the flush button.

He said: “Do not ever touch the flush button with your bare hands. It's honestly just super unsanitary and pretty gross, so when you flush, use a napkin or tissue that's in the lavatory.”


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