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Response to mercuryblues (Reply #99)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 09:01 AM

145. You really think so?

For one thing, Quantas policy is misandric, not to mention dumb as day old dog shit. For another thing, even if you take your number of ten and multiply it by a factor of ten (which would be a stretch), you still have only 100 instances out of 2.75 billion passengers (yearly). Those 10 instances you mentioned were almost certainly over a period of several years which would further water down the probability making it less significant than a fart in a hurricane and it means putting your unaccompanied child in an airline seat is just about the safest place on earth. Public bathrooms, public parks, restaurants, playgrounds, and millions of other places people tend to take their kids would be far less safe. Furthermore the child wouldn't have been unaccompanied because the article clearly said two out of the three were sitting together which means all they had to do was have the mother or the father switch seats with the child, or the two seats together could have been traded with just about anyone on the flight since they were premium seats (exit row, etc.) and offer more leg room.

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