Man divides opinion after refusing to move from window seat – despite other passenger paying for it | The Sun

A MAN has divided opinion after he refused to move from the window seat – despite another passenger paying for it.

He explained his predicament on Reddit, and asked if he was on the wrong.

He wrote: "I was flying alone and had the middle seat (I love windows).

"A guy and his girl come and the guy says can my wife and I sit together? I was like sure but I get the window."

He then said that the man had paid for the window seat, so wanted to sit there.

The man continued: " I was like what do you want more? The window or to sit together. I got the window and the guy was visibly p*****."

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People were conflicted about who was in the wrong.

Some people said the man should have moved, with one person writing: "If the guy paid for that seat, it’s his seat. You should have chosen the window seat when you booked your flight."



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However, most people said he was in the right.

One person wrote: "They tried the trick of leaving the middle seat empty in the hopes the seats not filled and it didn't work […] if they really wanted to be sat together they could of booked it instead they gambled and lost."

Another person agreed: "They left that spot open hoping no one would be there and they would get poor man's business class.

"Proper etiquette in that case is for the couple to give the party in the middle their preferred seat."

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