Loud music that bleeds from headphones (if a passenger even bothers to wear headphones) and overstuffed carry-on bags that spill from the overhead bins are just two of many pet peeves for this travel writer who yearns for a kinder, gentler flying experience. David Flynn has tired of waiting for the airlines to provide examples of proper in-flight behavior -- such as the middle seat passenger gets first dibs on the armrests because he or she has nowhere to lean away from his row mates. Flynn, instead, has come up with his own rules of etiquette.

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