Forget charging for bags. Airlines can profit big time from customers’ boorishness. How?  By issuing in flight etiquette citations for bad behavior.

airline sos kit and travel etiquette citations

To make the travel experience more tolerable, we recommend a bag of tricks–rescue remedies–that can make getting from A to B slightly less chaotic and grimy.

airline sos kit and travel etiquette citations


TRAVEL POUCH: Flight 001 Avery Cosmetic Bag $35

WET ONES: To wipe down your entire seating area and use to go to bathroom Wet Ones Antibacterial Wipes, Travel Pack $1.69

CANDY: Keep on hand as bribery material for other people’s kids Dum Dum Pops Assorted Bag $2.50

AIRPLANE SEAT COVER: To prevent cooties from touching/clinging to your hair and body Nice Seats Pink Ladies Cover $29.95

EAR PLUGS: To drown out the screeching kids and crazy loud talkers Mack’s Dreamgirl Soft Foam Earplugs $2.99

SOCKS: Puma Bamboo Women’s No Show Socks, Pack of 2 $12