I am getting ready to fly home for the holidays. It's a long flight and I'm reminded what happened last year. I boarded the plane and found my seat and settled in. When the woman arrived to sit next to me, she was sick
-- coughing, holding tissue and obviously feeling miserable. During the flight she sneezed and coughed quite a lot. And you guessed it -- within 24 hours of that flight, I caught the bug.
I felt sorry for the woman, she clearly felt badly. But if a sick person chooses to fly, must the airline allow it? If you are the person seated next to that person, do you have the right to ask for another seat? Or must you simply keep the seat and hope that you can stay well?
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