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For travellers, struggle to get an arm rest is most annoying part of travel, says a survey

Along with unruly children and chatty neighbours, lack of arm rest is the most annoying part of travel, says a new survey.

travel Updated: Jul 16, 2017 08:33 IST
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Along with struggle for an arm rest, travellers who took the survey said unruly children and chatty neighbours are the other annoying factors.(Shutterstock)

They say it’s not the destination, but the journey that makes the travel worthwhile. But avid travellers will know that’s not always the case when it comes to flying. Unruly children, chatty neighbours and armrest-hoggers provide some of the annoying moments that can spoil it all, says a study.

Global search engine Skyscanner has conducted a survey on 1,000 travellers who were asked to list the annoying things they face while flying.

According to the survey, 47% of the respondents said struggle for the arm rest tops their list of the most annoying behaviour that fellow passengers can commit.

It was followed 46% people who said that noisy children irritate them, followed by 37% of the respondents who said overly chatty co-passengers were terribly annoying, said a statement.

Nearly 1000 travellers were interviewed for the survey. (Shutterstock)

Smelly food and left litter received the least hits by travellers, only irking 29% and 33% of Indian travellers, respectively.

On the contrary, offending habits that travellers have admittedly indulged in are losing their temper and itching on the sly while in flight.

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First Published: May 18, 2017 16:10 IST