The traveller was praised for not moving so a family could sit together.

The internet has backed a Reddit user who refused to give up their seat on a trip so a family could sit together.

The COVID-19 pandemic epidemic that prohibited foreign travel has made it challenging for the aviation industry during the past few years.

However, once the restrictions have been relaxed, people have started to arrange vacations and business trips again.

In May 2022, American airlines carried over 71.2 million passengers on scheduled flights, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

As more people fly for both business and pleasure, online discussions about appropriate behaviour on aeroplanes and passenger happiness have once again grown in popularity.

User u/Unlikely-Strategy596 posted a story on Reddit on Saturday asking: "AITA (Am I the a**hole) for not giving up my aeroplane seat so a family may be all together?"

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