Asian Airline Offers No-Baby 'Quiet Zone'

But don't expect the idea to catch on in the US
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 25, 2012 5:01 PM CDT

(Newser) – An airline that serves Southeast Asia is adding a free perk for long-distance travelers who like their quiet time: AirAsia will keep part of the plane devoid of kids 12 and younger, reports NBC's Overhead Bin blog, which then talked to travel experts in the US to see if the idea could work here. The consensus: Almost certainly not. It's a logistics nightmare, the planes' interiors are set up differently, and airlines might even face lawsuits from angry parents. “It’s already hard enough for families to find seating together," says one blogger at the Cranky Flier. (Read more babies stories.)

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