There was a time when people dressed up to go on an airplane. Now you're lucky if people even get dressed at all. We wish we were joking, but take a look at the hit Instagram @passengershaming, and you'll see that passengers with no shirts is only the beginning of the disgrace. When we wrote the unwritten rules of flying, we wrongly assumed "wear pants" was a given.
We took a look through the Passenger Shaming archives to find the worst-of-the-worst behaviors of airplane passengers. Don't be one of these people. But maybe sneak a photo of them.
The Most Overlooked Mediterranean Paradise in Europe
Armrest. Toe-raise bar. Tomato, tomahto.
"Courtesy" being a relative term
Babies who can't follow the "fasten seat belt" sign
When Blazing Saddles can't be confined to one tray table
Manspreading: It's not just for the subway anymore
And they say Gogo is too slow for streaming...
In-flight lap dance FTW!!!
Courteously leaving the newspaper for the next guest
Eyes bigger than stomach at the in-terminal Qdoba
When putting it in the toilet is too much effort
Wonder why the tray table is the dirtiest part of the plane?
Just your average, everyday comfort duck!
And your average, welcoming ransom note!
Remember when people dressed up for planes?
Thigh tats at eye level are only acceptable in roadside strip clubs
She still opted for the pat-down
Pretty sure we saw this on Animal Planet
Getting rid of toe fungus won't make your plane any less delayed
Fun fact: At JFK, employees must also wash their feet before returning to work
Not even sure how one gets in that position
And the most shamed passenger behavior: feet
Believe this is called a "felfie"
Airline fashion at its finest
Sign up here for our daily Thrillist email, and get your fix of the best in food/drink/fun.