Families And Flying: Should Airlines Offer Children-Only Seating Areas And Flights?

04/18/2012 07:20 am ET

Last week blogger Keli Goff relived her tale of angst in the sky, when she forced to share her flight with a particularly unaccomodating family. Her personal story electrified the comments of The Huffington Post, with both families and the childless weighing in on the base topic: Should children have the same rights in the air as the rest of us?

"Flying the friendly skies always feels a bit like playing a game of Russian roulette," Keli expressed in her post. Indeed, it seems that horror stories of unruly children and questionable pilots alike have surfaced more than usual in recent weeks, and one airline has gone ahead and created a kid-free zone already. But does the inconvenience of one group outweigh the rights of another?

We asked you if families should be charged more, or asked to fly separately and were amazed at the personal stories and great debate that appeared in the comments. There were four in particular that stood out. So, should families get booted from mainstream flights? Here's what you said.

Can any of our commenters change your mind on this issue? Who do you agree with?

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